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Holiday Schedule to be Observed in the Year 2014

Date Day Holiday Name Country
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day American
January 7 Tuesday Christmas Ethiopian
January 13* Monday Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (MOULID) Ethiopian
January 19 Sunday Epiphany (Timket) Ethiopian
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday American
February 17 Monday President’s day American
March 2 Sunday Victory of Adwa Ethiopian
April 18 Friday Good Friday Ethiopian
April 20 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Ethiopian
May 1 Thursday May Day (International Labor Day) Ethiopian
May 5 Monday Patriots' Victory Day Ethiopian
May 26 Monday Memorial Day American
May 28 Wednesday Downfall of the Derg Ethiopian
July 4 Friday Independence Day American
July 28* Monday Eid al-Fitre (End of Ramadan) Ethiopian
September 1 Monday Labor Day American
September 11 Thursday Ethiopian New Year Ethiopian
September 27 Saturday Meskel Ethiopian
October 4* Saturday Eid Al Adaha (Arefa) Ethiopian
October 13 Monday Colombus Day American
November 11 Tuesday Veterans' Day American
November 27 Thursday Thanksgiving Day American
December 25 Thursday  Christmas Day American

* Holidays based on the lunar calendar.  Dates are subject to change.