Ethiopian Holidays

There are 13 public holidays in Ethiopia where ten are official in which government offices, most businesses and schools close. Bellow is the list of public holidays in Ethiopia each year, and the official once highlighted in bold.

Ethiopian Christmas (Genna) – January 7

Ethiopian Epiphany (Timkat) – January 19

Victory of Adwa Commemoration Day – March 2

International Labour Day – May 1

Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) – March 13

Patriots Victory Day – April 6

Eid al-Adha (Arafa) – April 17

Ethiopian Good Friday (Siklet) – April 25

Ethiopian Easter (Fasika) – April 27

Downfall of the Dergue – May 28

Birth of Prophet Mohammed (Moulid) – July 17

Ethiopian New Year (Enkutatash) – Sepember 11

Finding of the True Cross (Meskel) – September 27