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Ethiopia Public Holidays 2021

  2020 2021
Ethiopian Christmas Day 7 Jan 7 Jan
Ethiopian Epiphany 19 Jan 19 Jan
Adwa Victory Day 2 Mar 2 Mar
Ethiopian Good Friday 26 Apr 17 Apr
Ethiopian Easter Sunday 19 Apr 2 May
Labour Day 1 May 1 May
Patriot's Victory Day 5 May 5 May
Derg Downfall Day 28 May 28 May
Eid-al-Fitr 23 May - 24 May 12 May - 13 May
Ethiopian New Year 11 Sep 11 Sep
Eid al-Adha 30 Jul - 31 Aug 19 Jul - 20 Jul
The Prophet's Birthday 28 Oct - 29 Oct 18 Oct - 19 Oct

Our Travel Expert

Muluken Girma is a professional tour organiser and guide born and raised in Addis Ababa. He has studied Tour Operations Management at the Catering and Tourism Training Institute of Addis Ababa in March 2004. Since then, he has been successfully organising group and individual customised tours all over Ethiopia.

One of his recent achievements is being selected as one of the Top 100 Tour Guides in the World in 2016 and 2017, and best tour guide in Addis Ababa by

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