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Greece Public Holidays 2013

Greece: National, Religious and Public Holidays Calendar 2013

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

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Greece Public Holidays 2013 (with Greek Names/Saints Days)

Tue Jan 01 2013 New Year´s Day            (Feast of Saint Basil) Greek Name:
Protochronia
Public Holiday
Sun Jan 06 2013 Epiphany
(Three Kings Day)
Greek Name:
Ton Foton or Epiphaneia
Public Holiday
Wed Jan 30 2013

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 Mar 18 2013 Clean/Green Monday
(Start of Greek lent)
Greek Name:
Apokries - Kathari Deftera

(Greek Lent:
Megali Sarakosti or Tessarakosti)
Public Holiday
Mon Mar 25 2013 Independence Day Greek Name:
Tou Evangelismou
National Day
Wed May 01 2013 Labour Day Greek Name:
Ergotaki Protomayia
Public Holiday
Fri May 03 2013 Greek Orthodox Easter
Good Friday
Greek Easter Name:
Megali Paraskevi
Public Holiday
Sun May 05 2013 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 May 06 2013 Greek Orthodox Easter
Easter Monday
Greek Easter Name:
Deftera tou Pascha
Public Holiday
Sun Jun 23 2013 Orthodox Whitsun (Pentecost) Greek Name:
Agiou Pneumatos
Religious Day
Mon Jun 24 2013 Orthodox Whit Monday (Pentecost) Greek Name: Kataklysmos/Radunitsa Public Holiday
Thu Aug 15 2013 Assumption Day -
Assumption of Mary
Greek Name:
Kimisi tis Theotokou
Religious Feast/Pub Hol
Mon Oct 28 2013 "Ochi" (Oxi) or "No" Day Greek Name:
Epetios tou Ochi(Oxi)
National Holiday
Sun Nov 17 2013 Anniv. 1973 Polytechneio Day - Student Protests Against Military Junta Greek Name:
Polytechneio
School Holiday Only (on Monday Nov 18th?)
Sun Dec 01 2013 First Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Aphitsi
Religious Day
Sun Dec 08 2013 Second Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Aphitsi
Religious Day
Sun Dec 15 2013 Third Sunday of Advent Greek Name:
Aphitsi
Religious Day
Sun Dec 22 2013 Fourth Sunday of Advent Greek Name: Aphitsi Religious Day
Wed Dec 25 2013 Christmas Day Greek Name:
Xristougenna
Public Holiday
Thu Dec 26 2013 Second Day of Christmas Greek Name:
Synaxis Theotokou
Public Holiday
Tue Dec 31 2013 New Year's Eve Greek Name:
Paramoni Protochronias
Observed but not a Public Holiday
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