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Lebanon - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Lebanon



Internet domain: .lb - Telephone code: +961 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: yes)
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Weekend: Saturday afternoon & Sunday (in Druze, Shi'a and Sunni zones: Thursday & Friday)

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mid-term holiday (end)Sunday March 6, 2016School holidays 
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Teachers' DayWednesday March 9, 2016School holidays 
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Teachers' DayWednesday March 9, 2016School holidays 
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Mothers' Day*Monday March 21, 2016cards/flowers 
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Annunciation*Friday March 25, 2016Secular holiday 
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Daylight Saving TimeSaturday March 26, 2016Special Events 
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Good Friday*Thursday April 14, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Orthodox Good Friday**Thursday April 14, 2016Orthodox 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Thursday April 14, 2016School holidays 
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Orthodox Holy SaturdayFriday April 15, 2016Banks only 
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Orthodox Easter**Saturday April 16, 2016Orthodox 
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EasterSaturday April 16, 2016cards/flowers 
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Orthodox Easter Monday**Sunday April 17, 2016Banks only 
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Mid-term holiday (end) -
Monday March 6, 2017

School holidays (please double check) :


Teachers' Day -
Friday March 9, 2018

School holidays (please double check) :


Teachers' Day -
Thursday March 9, 2017

School holidays (please double check) :


Mothers' Day -
Wednesday March 21, 2018

cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic


Annunciation -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Secular holiday : From 2010 onwards joint Muslim-Christian celebration


Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 26, 2017

Special Events :


Good Friday -
Friday April 14, 2017

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Orthodox Good Friday -
Friday April 14, 2017

Orthodox : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter (or Pascha) The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy. The Easter bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place: Midnight Office... After the service the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home. The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days. One egg is cracked on the wall of the church (and this is the first egg eaten The ritual of cracking the eggs takes place before the Easter lunch. Each person selects his/her egg. Then people take turns tapping their egg against the eggs of others, and the person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday April 14, 2017

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Orthodox Holy Saturday -
Saturday April 15, 2017

Banks only :


Orthodox Easter -
Sunday April 16, 2017

Orthodox : Only observed by the Orthodox community


Easter -
Sunday April 16, 2017

cards/flowers :


Orthodox Easter Monday -
Monday April 17, 2017

Banks only : The bright red colored egg is the symbol of Easter(or Pascha).The eggs are colored on Holy Thursday after the Divine Liturgy.The Easter breads are a worldwide Orthodox tradition as well.This bread is taken to church on Saturday evening when a special sequence of services takes place:Midnight Office,Rush Procession,Matins & Divine Liturgy.After the service,the clergy blesses the breads and eggs brought by the people and they take them home.The eggs are cracked after the midnight service and during the next days.One egg takes place before the Easter lunch.Each person who ends up with the last unbroken egg is believed to have a year of good luck.The traditional Orthodox Paschal greeting is: Christ is Risen! .The answer is: Indeed He is Risen . May only be observed by the local Orthodox community.