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Ethiopia Holiday Calendar 2014 is presented here along with dates for all the festivals and holidays celebrated in Ethiopia. Know more on Public and Bank Holidays in Ethiopia 2014.
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Ethiopia Holidays 2014

Holidays in Ethiopia 2014 - Ethiopia or Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is one of the most densely populated nations in entire Africa region. The history of Ethiopia and its origin dates back to 2nd century BC. It is also one of the oldest sites of human existence present today in Africa. Wide diversity of culture, traditions and festivities are a part of daily life in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian customs and traditions are followed by the local people living here and abroad. Music and dance forms an important part of Ethiopia's ethnic groups. So festivals and holidays celebrated in Ethiopia are full of fun and excitement. A large number of populations in Ethiopia follow Islam while Christianity is the other main religion followed in the country. Both Muslim and Christianity holidays are celebrated with great fan fare along with other regional festivals in Ethiopia. Prayers are organized in mosque and local people celebrate festivals with great spirit. All major Government offices remains closed on Bank holidays in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Holiday Calendar presented below a list of holidays celebrated in the country for year 2014.

Ethiopia Holiday Calendar 2014

January 2014 7 Tuesday Ethiopian Christmas
13 Monday Mawlid al-Nabi (Birth of the Prophet)*
19 Sunday Epiphany
March 2014 2 Sunday Victory of Adowa
April 2014 18 Friday Ethiopian Good Friday
20 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Sunday
May 2014 1 Thursday Labour Day
5 Monday Patriots Victory Day
28 Wednesday Downfall of the Dergue
August 2014 28 Monday Eid al-Fitr
September 2014 11 Thursday Ethiopian New Year (Entutatash)
27 Saturday Finding of the True Cross (Meskel)
October 2014 4 Saturday Eid-al Adha (Arafat)

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