Easter 2021: When is Easter Sunday 2021

When is Easter 2021? Easter is a Christian observance celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This celebration is around the corner and people are asking for the exact date of the Christian Observance. Later in this post, we will be telling you the exact date for 2021 Easter.

Easter 2021

Easter 2021

Easter observance is usually for two days; a Sunday (Easter Sunday) and the Monday after it (Easter Monday). In some part of the world, on this Christian Observance, Public holiday is given on this day.

When is Easter Sunday 2021?

Easter Sunday 2021 will be observed and celebrated on the 4th of April 2021.

When is Easter Monday 2021?

Easter Monday has always been the Monday immediately after Easter Sunday. Therefore, Easter Monday will be observed and celebrated the following day after Easter Sunday which is on the 5th of April 2021.

All Holidays in Nigeria in 2021

Here, we are going to be listing out all the holiday and observances in Nigeria and their exact dates in 2021. Below is a table containing all the list of all the holidays in Nigeria, their respective days and dates and other information you might find helpful.

Date Day Name of Holiday/Observance Type
01 January 2021 Friday New Year’s Day Public Holiday
14 February 2021 Sunday Valentine’s Day Observance
17 February 2021 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Christian Observance
08 March 2021 Monday Women’s Day Observance
14 March 2021 Sunday Mothering Sunday Observance
20 March 2021 Saturday March Equinox Season
02 April 2021 Friday Good Friday Public Holiday
03 April 2021 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian Observance
04 April 2021 Sunday Easter Sunday Christian Observance
05 April 2021 Monday Easter Monday Public Holiday
01 May 2021 Saturday Workers’ Day Public Holiday
13 May 2021 Thursday Id el Fitr Public Holiday
14 May 2021 Friday Id el Fitr holiday Public Holiday
27 May 2021 Thursday Children’s Day Observance
12 June 2021 Saturday Democracy Day Public Holiday
20 June 2021 Sunday Father’s Day Observance
21 June 2021 Monday June Solstice Season
20 July 2021 Tuesday Id el Kabir Public Holiday
21 July 2021 Wednesday Id el Kabir additional holiday Public Holiday
10 August 2021 Tuesday Al-Hijra Local holiday
22 September 2021 Wednesday September Equinox Season
01 October 2021 Friday National Day Public Holiday
19 October 2021 Tuesday Id el Maulud Public Holiday
21 December 2021 Tuesday December Solstice Season
22 December 2021 Wednesday Sambisa Memorial Day Local holiday
24 December 2021 Friday Christmas Eve Christian Observance
25 December 2021 Saturday Christmas Day Public Holiday
26 December 2021 Sunday Boxing Day Public Holiday
31 December 2021 Friday New Year’s Eve Observance

The table above contains everything you should know about the holidays and their dates in Nigeria in 2021.

Why Does Easter Sunday Date Change Every Year?

Easter Sundays and other related church holidays and feasts like Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Ash Wednesday, and others are tagged as Moveable Feasts. This is because they don’t have any fixed date on the Georgian Calendar, rather, they follow a Lunisolar Calendar which is similar to the Jewish one.

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