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Greece: National, Religious and Public Holidays Calendar 2012

A Leap Year (366 Days)

A.K.A. Greek Bank Holidays when they fall on Weekdays

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Greece Public Holidays 2012 (with Greek Names)

Sun Jan 01 2012 New Year´s Day Greek Name:
Public Holiday
Fri Jan 06 2012 Epiphany
(Three Kings Day)
Greek Name:
Ton Foton or Epiphaneia
Public Holiday
Mon Jan 30 2012 School "Saints" Day Greek Name:
Trion Ierarchon
School Holiday Only
Mon Feb 27 2012 Clean/Green Monday
(Start of Greek lent)
Greek Name:
Apokries - Kathari Deftera

(Greek Lent:
Megali Sarakosti or Tessarakosti)
Public Holiday
Sun Mar 25 2012 Independence Day Greek Name:
Tou Evangelismou
National Day
Fri April 13 2012 Greek Orthodox Easter
Good Friday
Greek Easter Name:
Megali Paraskevi
Public Holiday
Sun April 15 2012


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
Mon April 16 2012 Greek Orthodox Easter
Easter Monday
Greek Easter Name:
Deftera tou Pascha
Public Holiday
Tue May 01 2012 Labour Day Greek Name:
Ergotaki Protomayia
Public Holiday
Sun Jun 03 2012 Orthodox Whitsun (Pentecost) Greek Name:
Agiou Pneumatos
Religious Day
Mon Jun 04 2012 Orthodox Whit Monday (Pentecost) Greek Name: Kataklysmos/Radunitsa Public Holiday
Wed Aug 15 2012 Assumption Day -
Assumption of Mary
Greek Name:
Kimisi tis Theotokou
Religious Feast/Pub Hol
Sun Oct 28 2012 "Ochi" (Oxi) or "No" Day Greek Name:
Epetios tou Ochi(Oxi)
National Holiday
Sat Nov 17 2012 Anniv. 1973 Student Protests Against Military Junta Greek Name:
School Holiday Only (on Friday Nov 16th?)
Sun Dec 02 2012 First Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Religious Day
Sun Dec 09 2012 Second Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Religious Day
Sun Dec 16 2012 Third Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Religious Day
Sun Dec 23 2012 Fourth Sunday of Advent Greek Name: Aphitsi Religious Day
Tue Dec 25 2012 Christmas Day Greek Name:
Public Holiday
Wed Dec 26 2012 Second Day of Christmas Greek Name:
Synaxis Theotokou
Public Holiday
Mon Dec 31 2012 New Year's Eve Greek Name:
Paramoni Protochronias
Observed but not a Public Holiday
Greece Public Holidays in 2011 Greece Public Holidays in 2013(TBA) Greek Cyprus Public Holidays in 2012 Rep of Cyprus Public Holidays in 2013 (TBA)

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Fri Aug 12
Sat Aug 13
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