Public & National Holidays in Cyprus

Republic of Cyprus is an island in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and is also a member state of European Union.

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    Holidays in January


    1st – New Year’s Day

    The New Year’s Day is celebrated according to the Gregorian calendar on the first day of January. The people of Cyprus celebrate this day with great excitement and it is one of the most awaited holidays in the country.

    6th – Epiphany

    It is a traditional Christian’s feast day and the people celebrate the revelation of Jesus Christ in human form.

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    Holidays in March


    18th – Clean Monday

    Clean Monday is also known as Pure Monday, Ash Monday, Monday of Lent or Green Monday, and it occurs at the beginning of 7th week right before Easter Sunday.

    25th – Greek Independence Day

    The day is celebrated to commemorate the Greek Revolution (1821-1832). People of Cyprus pay tribute to the people who lost their lives at that time for a better future of the region.

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    Holidays in April


    1st – Greek Cypriot Day

    Greek Cypriot Day is celebrated by the ethnic Greek population of Greek Cypriot on the first day of fourth month of the Gregorian calendar.

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    Holidays in May


    1st – May Day

    May Day is the local name for Labour Day in Cyprus. The day is celebrated to commemorate the hard work of the labour class of the country.

    3rd – Orthodox Good Friday

    The Friday before the Easter Monday is a national holiday in Cyprus and people from across the island celebrate this day with great respect.

    6th – Orthodox Easter Monday

    Like all other Christian nations, Orthodox Easter Monday is celebrated with great respect and enthusiasm in Cyprus and it is the most awaited holiday in the country.

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    Holidays in June


    24th – Orthodox Whit Monday

    Orthodox Whit Monday, also known as Kataklysmos, is a religious holiday and is observed with great respect by the Christian community of Cyprus.

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    Holidays in August


    15th – Assumption Day

    Another religious holiday in Cyprus, Assumption Day is celebrated to commemorate the working of Jesus Christ.

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    Holidays in October


    1st – Cyprus Independence Day

    The independence day of Cyprus is celebrated on the first day of October. People from all over the country celebrate this day with great excitement and in their traditional way.

    28th – Ochi Day (Greek National Day)

    Since there is a huge population of Greeks in Cyprus, the Greek National Day or Ochi Day, is also a national Holiday in the country.

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    Holidays in December


    25th – Christmas Day

    Christmas is one of the most awaited days in Cyprus with people from across the island celebrating this day in traditional manner.

    26th – Second Day of Christmas (Boxing Day)

    Boxing Day or the second day of Christmas is also a national Holiday in Cyprus.

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