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Egypt : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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Egypt : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



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Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films**Wednesday April 4, 2018Culture 
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Orthodox Easter**Sunday April 8, 2018Orthodox 
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Coptic Easter Monday (Sham al Nessim)*Monday April 9, 2018Coptic 
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Daylight Saving TimeThursday April 26, 2018Special Events 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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summer holiday (beginning)Thursday June 7, 2018School holidays 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Friday June 15, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Saturday June 16, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Sunday June 17, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Uprising Day**Sunday July 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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Revolution Day*Monday July 23, 2018Secular holiday 
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Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days)Wednesday August 15, 2018Culture 
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Al Waqfa Day*Monday August 20, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Tuesday August 21, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)**Wednesday August 22, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Civil Servants holidayThursday August 23, 2018Secular holiday 
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Civil Servants holidayFriday August 24, 2018Secular holiday 
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Civil Servants holidaySaturday August 25, 2018Secular holiday 
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El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)*Tuesday September 11, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Regional holiday**Wednesday September 12, 2018Coptic 
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summer holiday (end)Sunday September 23, 2018School holidays 
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Daylight Saving TimeThursday September 27, 2018Special Events 
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Parliament recess (end)Monday October 1, 2018Special Events 
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Armed Forces Day*Saturday October 6, 2018Secular holiday 
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Armed Forces Day*Sunday October 7, 2018Secular holiday 
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Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films -
Wednesday April 4, 2018

Culture : Lasts 1 week www.ismailiafilmfest.com/ in Ismailia 2018 edition confirmed


Orthodox Easter -
Sunday April 8, 2018

Orthodox : Paid holiday


Coptic Easter Monday (Sham al Nessim) -
Monday April 9, 2018

Coptic : The date of the Orthodox Easter is determined in the Julian Calendar. The Julian calendar was introduced by Julius Caesar in 45 BC and was in common use until the 1500s, when countries started changing to the Gregorian Calendar. Some countries (for example, Greece and Russia) used it into this century, and the Orthodox church in Russia, and other Orthodox churches still use it. http://www.smart.net/~mmontes/ortheast.html


Sinai's Liberation Day -
Thursday April 25, 2019

Secular holiday : Recall of the Israeli troups in 1985


Daylight Saving Time -
Thursday April 26, 2018

Special Events :


Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Thursday June 7, 2018

School holidays :


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday June 15, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday June 16, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Sunday June 17, 2018

Muslim, Sufi :


Fathers' Day -
Friday June 21, 2019

cards/flowers :


Jesus’ entry into Egypt -
Monday July 1, 2019

Culture : Copts consider the Holy Family flight to the land of the Pharaohs, seeking to protect the Christ Child from the wrath of King Herod, a providential event: it prepared the nation to receive the proclamation of the Gospel. According to local tradition, the Holy Family moved throughout the country carrying out miracles, which are at the origin of numerous sanctuaries. Those shrines are visited by Muslims as well as Christians.


Uprising Day -
Sunday July 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Celebration of the ousting of president Mohamed Morsi from the presidential office by protests in 2013 from 2016


Revolution Day -
Monday July 23, 2018

Secular holiday : Anniversary of the end of the Egyptian royal government (King Faruk) and the establishment of the republic in 1952 http://www.egyptse.com/index.asp?CurPage=trading_calendar.asp


Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days) -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Culture :


Al Waqfa Day -
Monday August 20, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Commemorates the day the Prophet Abraham took his son Ishmael out into the wilderness to sacrifice him to God. As he raised the knife to take his only son's life in obedience to God's command, his hand was stopped and the Lord provided a ram in Ishmael's place.


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday August 21, 2018

Muslim, Sufi :


Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday August 22, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday


Civil Servants holiday -
Thursday August 23, 2018

Secular holiday :


Civil Servants holiday -
Friday August 24, 2018

Secular holiday :


Civil Servants holiday -
Saturday August 25, 2018

Secular holiday :


El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday September 11, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad.


Regional holiday -
Wednesday September 12, 2018

Coptic : Coptic New Year only observed by the Coptic community


Summer holiday (end) -
Sunday September 23, 2018

School holidays :


Daylight Saving Time -
Thursday September 27, 2018

Special Events :


Parliament recess (end) -
Monday October 1, 2018

Special Events :


Armed Forces Day -
Saturday October 6, 2018

Secular holiday : The Egyptian forces crossed the Suez Canal on this day in 1973 during the war against Israel. Eight years later, Sadat was assassinated while watching the Armed Forces Day parade


Armed Forces Day -
Sunday October 7, 2018

Secular holiday : The Egyptian forces crossed the Suez Canal on this day in 1973 during the war against Israel. Eight years later, Sadat was assassinated while watching the Armed Forces Day parade