Ethiopia Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Ethiopia year 2023
|1||07 Jan, Saturday||Ethiopian Christmas Day||National holiday|
|2||19 Jan, Thursday||Epiphany / Timkat||National holiday|
|3||02 Mar, Thursday||Adwa Victory Day||National holiday|
|4||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|5||14 Apr, Friday||Ethiopian Good Friday||National holiday|
|6||16 Apr, Sunday||Fasika||National holiday|
|7||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid ul Fitr||National holiday|
|8||01 May, Monday||International Labor Day||National holiday|
|9||05 May, Friday||Patriots' Day||National holiday|
|10||28 May, Sunday||Derg Downfall Day||National holiday|
|11||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|12||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||National holiday|
|13||12 Sep, Tuesday||Ethiopian New Year||National holiday|
|14||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|15||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||National holiday|
|16||28 Sep, Thursday||Meskel||National holiday|
|17||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
Ethiopian 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.
Epiphany / Timkat (19 Jan) : Epiphany / Timkat is a public holiday in Ethiopia
Adwa Victory Day (02 Mar) : Adwa Victory Day is a public holiday in Ethiopia
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
Ethiopian 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.
Fasika (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 ul 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 Labor Day (01 May) : Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Patriots' Day (05 May) : Patriots' Day is a public holiday in Ethiopia
Derg Downfall Day (28 May) : Derg Downfall Day is a public holiday in Ethiopia
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
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.
Ethiopian New Year (12 Sep) : Ethiopian New Year is a public holiday in Ethiopia
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)
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 (28 Sep) : Meskel is a public holiday in Ethiopia
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)