Source:Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS)
Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017
The Government of Armenia, has announced that, for the second year in a row, there would be no non-working public holiday in Armenia, on account of the upcoming Vardavar (Transfiguration) feast, on Monday, July 24, 2017.
A few years ago (2008-06-26), the Armenian Cabinet began the practice of declaring public holidays for each of the "Commemoration Days of All the Departed" feasts of the lord of Armenian Apostolic Church (2015-07-11, 2013-11-19, 2012-12-21, 2012-09-07, 2012-07-06, 2012-04-06, 2010-12-16, 2010-04-01, 2010-07-09, 2010-08-13, and 2010-09-10), but this was officially stopped (2015-02-24) when the Armenian government when it released the list of official public holidays in Armenia for the calendar year 2015, and the government of Armenia announced that it would no longer declare a non-working public holiday in Armenia for each of the "Commemoration Days of All the Departed" feasts of the lord of Armenian Apostolic Church.
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