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Eritrea : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations


Eritrea : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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Internet domain: .er - Telephone code: +292 - International dialing code: 00
Christian & Muslim communities usually observe their respective celebrations - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

Amharic (20 million speakers), vernaculars, Tigray (0.5 million speakers) ...
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Name Date Kind
summer holiday (beginning)Friday June 11, 2021School holidays 
Martyrs' Day*Sunday June 20, 2021Secular holiday 
Fathers' DaySunday June 20, 2021cards/flowers 
Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Tuesday July 20, 2021Muslim, Sufi 
summer holiday (end)Wednesday August 18, 2021School holidays 
Beginning of Armed Upraising**Wednesday September 1, 2021Secular holiday 
Ethiopian New Year (Enkutatash)Saturday September 11, 2021Coptic 
Finding of the True Cross (Meskel)*Monday September 27, 2021Rastafarian 

Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday June 11, 2021

School holidays :

Martyrs' Day -
Monday June 20, 2022

Secular holiday : Since independence in 1991, the June 20 has been declared national holiday in tribute to all those who paid the ultimate price in the 30-year war to reclaim national independence as well as to those who lost their life in the previous war against Abyssinia.

Fathers' Day -
Sunday June 20, 2021

cards/flowers :

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday July 20, 2021

Muslim, Sufi :

Summer holiday (end) -
Wednesday August 18, 2021

School holidays :

Beginning of Armed Upraising -
Wednesday September 1, 2021

Secular holiday : On 1 September 1961, the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF), under the leadership of Hamid Idris Awate, waged an armed struggle for independence Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]

Ethiopian New Year (Enkutatash) -
Saturday September 11, 2021

Coptic :

Finding of the True Cross (Meskel) -
Monday September 27, 2021

Rastafarian : Observance of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, according to the Julian Calendar