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Holiday Schedule to be Observed in the Year 2015

Date Day Holiday Name Country
January 1 Thursday New Year's Day American
January 3* Saturday Birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (MOULID) Ethiopian
January 7 Wednesday Christmas Ethiopian
January 19 Monday Epiphany (Timket) Ethiopian
January 19 Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday American
February 16 Monday President’s day American
March 2 Monday Victory of Adwa Ethiopian
April 10 Friday Good Friday Ethiopian
April 12 Sunday Ethiopian Easter Ethiopian
May 1 Friday May Day (International Labor Day) Ethiopian
May 5 Tuesday Patriots' Victory Day Ethiopian
May 25 Monday Memorial Day American
May 28 Thursday Downfall of the Derg Ethiopian
July 3 Friday Independence Day American
July 17* Friday Eid al-Fitre (End of Ramadan) Ethiopian
September 7 Monday Labor Day American
September 11 Friday Ethiopian New Year Ethiopian
September 23* Wednesday Eid Al Adaha (Arefa)Meskel Ethiopian
September 27 Sunday Meskel Ethiopian
October 12 Monday Colombus Day American
November 11 Wednesday Veterans' Day American
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day American
December 25 Friday  Christmas Day American

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