Eritrea Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Eritrea year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year||National holiday|
|2||07 Jan, Saturday||Orthodox Christmas Day||National holiday,Orthodox|
|3||19 Jan, Thursday||Timket||National holiday|
|4||08 Mar, Wednesday||Women's Day||National holiday|
|5||21 Mar, Tuesday||March Equinox||Season|
|6||14 Apr, Friday||Coptic Good Friday||National holiday|
|7||16 Apr, Sunday||Coptic Easter||National holiday|
|8||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|9||01 May, Monday||International Workers' Day||National holiday|
|10||24 May, Wednesday||Independence Day||National holiday|
|11||20 Jun, Tuesday||Martyrs' Day||National holiday|
|12||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|13||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||National holiday|
|14||01 Sep, Friday||Commencement Day of Eritrean Armed Struggle||National holiday|
|15||12 Sep, Tuesday||Geez New Year||National holiday|
|16||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|17||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||National holiday|
|18||27 Sep, Wednesday||Meskel||National holiday|
|19||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|20||25 Dec, Monday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Orthodox Christmas Day (07 Jan) : Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Timket (19 Jan) : Timket is a public holiday in Eritrea
Women's Day (08 Mar) : Women's Day is a public holiday in Eritrea
March Equinox (21 Mar) : March Equinox in Eritrea (Asmara)
Coptic Good Friday (14 Apr) : Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
Coptic Easter (16 Apr) : Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
International Workers' Day (01 May) : International Workers' Day is a public holiday in Eritrea
Independence Day (24 May) : Independence Day is a public holiday in Eritrea
Martyrs' Day (20 Jun) : Martyrs' Day is a public holiday in Eritrea
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Eritrea (Asmara)
Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Commencement Day of Eritrean Armed Struggle (01 Sep) : Commencement Day of Eritrean Armed Struggle is a public holiday in Eritrea
Geez New Year (12 Sep) : Geez New Year is a public holiday in Eritrea
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Eritrea (Asmara)
The Prophet's Birthday (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Meskel (27 Sep) : Meskel is a public holiday in Eritrea
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Eritrea (Asmara)
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.