Holiday Guide for Cyprus in 2020

Cyprus 2020
Cyprus
2020

Cyprus information

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Population: 847,000
Capital: Nicosia
Calling Code: (357)
Time Zone: +2 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Greek (modern)

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Cyprus List of National Holidays in Cyprus in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Cyprus: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Epiphany

 Long Weekend! 
Epiphany

Cyprus: A major Christian celebration, Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th and commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the Magi, or three wise men. In some countries, it may be known as Three Kings Day.

Green Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Green Monday

Cyprus: Also known as Ash Monday. Clean Monday begins the season of Great Lent in Eastern Orthodox Churches

Greek Independence Day


Greek Independence Day

Cyprus: Greece's Independence Day is actually a holiday that has blended over time with an older festival - the feast of the Annunciation

National Day


National Day

Cyprus: Also known as 'EOKA Day', this holiday commemorates the start of the insurgence against the British in 1955

Orthodox Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Orthodox Good Friday

Cyprus: Easter is the principal festival of Greece and the Orthodox Church

Orthodox Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Orthodox Easter Monday

Cyprus: The Orthodox church uses the Julian calendar for the calculation of Easter, which can often mean that Orthodox Easter falls later than Easter observed elsewhere

Labour Day

 Long Weekend! 
Labour Day

Cyprus: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Orthodox Pentecost Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Orthodox Pentecost Monday

Cyprus: The name Whitsunday is generally attributed to the white garments formerly worn by the candidates for baptism on this feast

Dormition of the Theotokos


Dormition of the Theotokos

Cyprus: The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of Jesus Christ

Cypriot Independence Day


Cypriot Independence Day

Cyprus: Cyprus became independent from the British in 1960

Greece National Anniversary Day


Greece National Anniversary Day

Cyprus: This is the day of the National Anniversary of Greek Independence

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

Cyprus: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Cyprus: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Notes

  • Holidays that fall on a weekend are not moved to the following Monday