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Fri, Aug 12, 2022

Republic of Cyprus: National, Religious and Public Holidays Calendar 2023

A.K.A. Greek Cypriot Bank Holidays When They Fall on Weekdays
Cyprus Parallels Many Holiday Celebrations of Greece as Cyprus is Part of the Greek Diaspora

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Cyprus Public Holidays 2023 (with Greek Names)

Sunday January 01 2023

New Year´s Day 

(Feast of St Basil)

Name in Greek:
Public Holiday
Friday January 06 2023


Name in Greek:
Ton Foton or Epiphaneia
Public Holiday
Monday February 27 2023 Clean/Green Monday
Start of Greek Lent
Name in Greek:
Kathari Deftera

Greek Lent:
Megali Sarakosti or Tessarakosti
Public Holiday
Saturday March 25 2023 Greece's Independence Day Name in Greek:
Tou Evangelismou
National Day
Friday April 01 2023 "EOKA" Day, Cyprus National Day Name in Greek:
EOKA 1h Apriliou
National Day
Friday April 14 2023 Greek Orthodox Easter
Good Friday
Greek Easter Name:
Megali Paraskevi
Public Holiday
Sunday April 16 2023 Greek Orthodox Easter
Easter Sunday
...... Planning ahead ? ..... Find out when Orthodox Easter and Catholic Easter fall on the same dates ......
Greek Easter Name: Kyriaki tou Pascha Religious Feast
Monday April 17 2023 Greek Orthodox Easter
Easter Monday
Greek Easter Name:
Deftera tou Pascha
Public Holiday
Monday May 01 2023 Labour Day Name in Greek:
Ergotaki Protomayia
Public Holiday
Sunday June 04 2023 Orthodox Whitsun (Pentecost) Name in Greek:
Agiou Pneumatos
Religious Day
Monday June 05 2023 Orthodox Whit Monday (Pentecost/Kataklysmos) Name in Greek:
Public Holiday
Tueday August 15 2023 Assumption Day - Assumption of Mary Name in Greek:
Kimisi tis Theotokou
Religious Feast/Public Holiday
Sunday October 01 2023 Cyprus Independence Day Name in Greek:

Hmera Aneksarthsias
National Day
Saturday October 28 2023 "Ochi" (Oxi) or "No" Day        Greek National Day Name in Greek:
Epetios tou Ochi(Oxi)
National Holiday
Sunday November 03 2023 First Sunday of Advent Name in Greek:
Religious Day
Sunday December 10 2023 Second Sunday of Advent Name in Greek:
Religious Day
Sunday December 17 2023 Third Sunday of Advent Name in Greek:
Religious Day
Sunday December 24 2023 Fourth Sunday of Advent/Christmas Eve Name in Greek:
Religious Day
Monday December 25 2023 Christmas Day Name in Greek:
Public Holiday
Tuesday December 26 2023 Second Day of Christmas Name in Greek:
Synaxis Theotokou
Public Holiday
Sunday December 31 2023 New Year's Eve Name in Greek:
Paramoni Protochronias
Observed but not a Public Holiday
Greece Public Holidays 2023 Greek Cypriot Public Holidays 2022 Greece Public Holidays 2024   (TBA)


1. Banks close on Easter Tuesday

2. Banks usually open on Christmas Eve but not this year.

Weather in Crete

Name Days

Fri Aug 12
Sat Aug 13
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