All You Want to Know About Cyprus Holidays 2022

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Cyprus Holidays 2022

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Time Table

Federal Holiday Observed Date Day of Week
New Year's Day January 1, 2022 Saturday
Epiphany January 6, 2022 Sunday
Clean Monday March 7, 2022 Monday
Greek Independence Day March 25, 2022 Friday
Cyprus National Day April 1, 2022 Friday
Orthodox Good Friday April 22, 2022 Friday
Orthodox Easter Sunday April 24, 2022 Sunday
Orthodox Easter Monday April 25, 2022 Monday
Labour Day May 1, 2022 Sunday
Whit Monday June 13, 2022 Monday
Dormition of the Mother of God August 15, 2022 Monday
Independence Day October 1, 2022 Saturday
Ochi Day October 28, 2022 Friday
Christmas Day December 25, 2022 Sunday
Boxing Day December 26, 2022 Monday

Brief Introduction and overview

Find all of Cyprus Holidays 2022 in one place thanks to this list of all the country's public and official national holidays. We recommend visiting the official government of Cyprus website for further information.

This list of Cyprus Holidays 2022 includes official holidays observed by the government and banks. Although these days are not always officially considered as non-working days, most workers are granted time off work.

From New Year's Day celebrations with the exchanging of gifts, to celebrating the patron saint St. Basil and outdoor events to commemorate Green Monday, the below list has everything you need to help plan your holiday to Cyprus in 2022.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – New Year's Day - January 1, 2022

New Year's Day in Cyprus, like most of the world, is a day of celebration and to welcome a fresh start with the beginning of the New Year. It is also the Feast of St Basil, the country's patron saint and the bearer of gifts.

In Cyprus, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are spent with friends and family. Expect delicious dishes, desserts, fireworks, the exchange of gifts, and resolution making.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Epiphany - January 6, 2022

The Epiphany in Cyprus, like other countries within the Eastern Orthodox tradition, is a holiday that celebrates when Jesus himself was baptized. In 2022, this holiday falls on a Thursday.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Green Monday - March 7, 2022

Green Monday, or Clean Monday, marks the first day of the 40-day fasting period known as Lent and is the traditional start of Easter. In Cyprus, it is common for celebrations to take place outdoors in parks, green spaces and on the beach with a range of events for all ages. Green Monday's fabulous kite-flying activities also hold special significance.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Greek Independence Day - March 25, 2022

Greek Independence Day is celebrated both in Cyprus and in Greece every year on March 25, although the official date of revolt against the Ottoman Empire is unknown.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Cyprus National Day - April 1, 2022

Cyprus National Day marks the start of the struggle of the guerilla group EOKA against British rule in the country in 1955. This 4-year campaign resulted in Cyprus gaining its independence in 1960.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Orthodox Good Friday – April 22, 2022

The holidays of the Orthodox, or Eastern Orthodox Church, are observed in Cyprus. Good Friday is one of the most important dates, alongside Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday. In the morning, it is typical to see citizens bearing offerings of flowers as they make their way to church, and in the evening, there are an array of street processions.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Orthodox Easter Sunday - April 24, 2022

After a week of solemn celebrations to commemorate Christ's death, Orthodox Easter Sunday is a grand occasion with feasts to breakfast. Meals of spiced lamb and pork dishes are cooked on an open charcoal fire and accompanied by every type of cake and biscuit you can imagine.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Orthodox Easter Monday - April 25, 2022

Starting on Easter Sunday and lasting until the following Tuesday, the streets and squares of Cyprus are filled with joyous festivities, events, and local food in a celebration where everyone is welcome.

Both Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays in Cyprus.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Labor Day - May 1, 2022

As in many countries around the world, Labour Day [JP2] is a day dedicated to workers. This public holiday is recognized by banks and governments and is also observed by many businesses.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Whit Monday – June 13, 2022

Orthodox Whit Monday is also known as the Pentecost and falls 7 weeks after the resurrection of Christ. Orthodox is the religion of almost 90% of Cypriots, therefore this is a very important event and is marked by masses both on the Sunday before and on the Monday itself, with flowers and the color green predominating these celebrations of the Holy Spirit.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Dormition of the Mother of God - 15, 2022

Assumption Day is a Roman Catholic and Orthodox holiday, which commemorates the day the Virgin Mary was assumed into heaven. In Cyprus tradition, it is also known as the "Dormition", as it was the day the Mother of God died or "fell asleep".

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Independence Day - October 1, 2022

Every October 1 in Cyprus, Independence Day is celebrated with military parades and a myriad of events in which the Cypriot flag is flown proudly. It marks the date on which the agreement between the UK, Cyprus and Turkey came into effect.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Ochi Day - October 28, 2022

This public holiday is observed annually, and most government offices, schools and businesses are closed in Cyprus and Greece. The day celebrates national heroes, above all Greek Prime Minister Metaxas. "Ochi" means "no" and thus this day commemorates Greece's refusal to allow Axis forces to access Europe via their territory.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Christmas Day - December 25, 2022

Christmas Day is a public holiday in Cyprus and many attend mass at church on this special day. It is celebrated with family meals of stuffed turkey or charcoal-roasted meat.

Although not traditional to the country, some presents are exchanged on this day due to Western influences.

Cyprus Holidays 2022 – Boxing Day - December 26, 2022

Boxing Day is a public holiday in Cyprus and schools, government offices and businesses are generally closed on this day. Christmas celebrations continue until January 6, which marks the Epiphany.



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24th, 25th and 26th of December (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and 2nd day of Christmas)

Yes, it's New Year's Day.

They are New Year's Day, Epiphany, Green Monday, Greek Independence Day, National Day, Easter holidays, Labour Day, Whit Monday, Assumption Day, Ochi Day, and Christmas holidays.

Yes, it's Cyprus Independence Day.

It is New Year's Day (January 1 2022)

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