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Greece: National, Religious and Public Holidays Calendar 2015

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

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Greece Public Holidays 2015 (with Greek Names/Saints Days)

Thu Jan 01 2015 New Year´s Day            (Feast of Saint Basil) Greek Name:
Public Holiday
Tue Jan 06 2015 Epiphany
(Three Kings Day)
Greek Name:
Ton Foton or Epiphaneia
Public Holiday
Fri Jan 30 2015

School "Saints" Day        

The patron saints of education (St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, St. John Chrysostom) 

Greek Name:
Trion Ierarchon
School Holiday Only
Mon Feb 23 2015 Clean/Green Monday
(Start of Greek lent)
Greek Name:
Apokries - Kathari Deftera

(Greek Lent:
Megali Sarakosti or Tessarakosti)
Public Holiday
Wed Mar 25 2015 Independence Day Greek Name:
Tou Evangelismou
National Day
Fri Apr 10 2015 Greek Orthodox Easter
Good Friday
Greek Easter Name:
Megali Paraskevi
Public Holiday
Sun Apr 12 2015


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 Apr 13 2015 Greek Orthodox Easter
Easter Monday
Greek Easter Name:
Deftera tou Pascha
Public Holiday
Fri May 01 2015 Labour Day Greek Name:
Ergotaki Protomayia
Public Holiday
Sun May 31 2015 Orthodox Whitsun (Pentecost) Greek Name:
Agiou Pneumatos
Religious Day
Mon Jun 01 2015 Orthodox Whit Monday (Pentecost) Greek Name: Kataklysmos/Radunitsa Public Holiday
Sat Aug 15 2015 Assumption Day -
Assumption of Mary, Dormition of the Holy Mary
Greek Name:
Kimisi tis Theotokou
Religious Feast/Pub Hol
Wed Oct 28 2015 "Ochi" (Oxi) or "No" Day Greek Name:
Epetios tou Ochi(Oxi)
National Holiday
Tue Nov 17 2015 Anniv. 1973 Polytechneio Day - Student Protests Against Military Junta Greek Name:
School Holiday Only 
Thu Nov 21 2015 Hellenic Armed Forces Day Greek Name:
Ellada enoples dynameis i̱mera
Unofficial day but highly respected 
Sun Nov 29 2015 First Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Religious Day
Sun Dec 06 2015 Second Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Religious Day
Sun Dec 13 2015 Third Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Religious Day
Sun Dec 20 2015 Fourth Sunday of Advent Greek Name: Aphitsi Religious Day
Fri Dec 25 2015 Christmas Day Greek Name:
Public Holiday
Sat Dec 26 2015

Second Day of Christmas
Synaxis of the Mother of God

Greek Name:
Synaxis Theotokou
Public Holiday
Thu Dec 31 2015 New Year's Eve Greek Name:
Paramoni Protochronias
Observed but not a Public Holiday
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Fri Aug 12
Sat Aug 13
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