January 1:

New Year’s Day.

January 6:

Epiphany.

February/March:

Clean Monday (katharí dheftéra), 7 weeks before Easter.

March 25:

Independence Day.

April/May:

Good Friday and Easter Monday (see Easter for dates).

May 1:

May Day.

May/June:

Whit Monday, 7 weeks after Easter.

August 15:

Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

October 28:

Ohi Day.

December 25/26:

Christmas Day/Boxing Day.

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