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Ethiopia Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Ethiopia public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of July 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Ethiopia public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Ethiopia public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jul
  • 22
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  • Ethiopian Tree Planting Public Holiday July 29

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Government has declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Ethiopia on Monday, July 29, 2019, on account of the tree-planting that will occur on that date as part of the Green Legacy Initiative.
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  • May
  • 4
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  • Ethiopian National Day of Mourning May 6

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian House of People's Representatives has declared a national day of mourning on Monday, May 6, 2019, to honor former president Negasso Gidada.
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • Ethiopian 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Ethiopian 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Ethiopian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Jan
  • 16
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  • Ethiopian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Ethiopian Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday December 23

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council (EIASC), in conjunction with the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council of Addis Ababa, have confirmed that the upcoming Mawlid (birthday of Prophet Mohammed) non-working public holiday in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2015, would be marked as a public holiday in Ethiopia on Wednesday, December 23, 2015.
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  • May
  • 2
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  • Ethiopian Public Holiday May 5

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that Tuesday, May 5, 2015, would be a non-working public holiday in Ethiopia on account of the annual Ethiopian non-working public holiday for Arbegnoch Qen (Victory Day).
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Ethiopian 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Ethiopian 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Ethiopian 2013 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Ethiopian Radio And Television Agency (ERTA) - The Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council has confirmed that the upcoming Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday, would be celebrated in Ethiopia on Thursday, August 8, 2013.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Ethiopian 2013 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Announced

    Ethiopian Radio And Television Agency (ERTA) - The Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council has confirmed that the upcoming Mawlid (birthday of Prophet Mohammed) non-working public holiday, would be celebrated on Thursday, 24 January 2013.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Ethiopian 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Ethiopia 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2012.
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2010

  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Ethiopia 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the expected dates of 2010 public holidays in Ethiopia.
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2007

  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Ethiopia To Celebrate Millenium New Year Public Holiday September 12

    BBC World - This year's Ethiopian New Year will see its calendar year change from 1999 to 2000, on September 12, 2007. Despite the fact that the 3rd millennium will actually begin on Ethiopian new year 2001 (ie. September 11, 2008), the millennium celebrations will occur this year.
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See also: Ethiopia bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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