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Monday june 24, 2024Whit MondayOrthodox
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Friday july 5, 2024St Cyrilus and St MethodiusOrthodox
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Thursday august 15, 2024Dormition of the VirginOrthodox
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Wednesday august 28, 2024Optional holidayOrthodox
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Sunday december 8, 2024Saint Clement of OhridOrthodox
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Monday december 9, 2024Saint Clement of OhridOrthodox
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Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas DayOrthodox
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Thursday december 26, 2024Glorifying Mother of GodOrthodox
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Whit Monday

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Monday june 24, 2024
Orthodox : In Cyprus, Kataklysma is the festival of the floods in seaside towns

St Cyrilus and St Methodius

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Friday july 5, 2024
Orthodox : Cyril and Methodius were two brothers born in Thessaloniki in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th century, who became missionaries of Christianity in Khazaria and Great Moravia. They both perfected a Slavonic alphabet which is now known as the Cyrillic alphabet and translated the liturgy into this language. Wikipedia

Dormition of the Virgin

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Thursday august 15, 2024
Orthodox : Adormirea Maicii Domnului refers to the feast commemorating what is believed to be the miraculous transport of Mary, in bodily form, to Heaven after her death. Some accounts claim that she died in Jerusalem; others put her death at the Graeco-Roman city of Ephesus, now in Turkey, and the site of an alleged House of the Virgin Mary . since 2008

Optional holiday

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Wednesday august 28, 2024
Orthodox : Golema Bogorodica (Dormition of the Holy Mother of God) only observed by the Orthodox community

Saint Clement of Ohrid

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Sunday december 8, 2024
Orthodox : (ca. 840–916), was a medieval Bulgarian[2] scholar and writer, the first Bulgarian archbishop. Evidence about his life before his return from Great Moravia to Bulgaria is scarce but according to his hagiography by Theophylact of Bulgaria, Clement was born in southwestern part of the Bulgarian Empire, in the region of Kutmichevitsa (present day Macedonia). (Wikipedia) Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Saint Clement of Ohrid

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Monday december 9, 2024
Orthodox : (ca. 840–916), was a medieval Bulgarian[2] scholar and writer, the first Bulgarian archbishop. Evidence about his life before his return from Great Moravia to Bulgaria is scarce but according to his hagiography by Theophylact of Bulgaria, Clement was born in southwestern part of the Bulgarian Empire, in the region of Kutmichevitsa (present day Macedonia). (Wikipedia) Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas Day

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Wednesday december 25, 2024
Orthodox : Also celebrated by catholics in Romania.

Glorifying Mother of God

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Thursday december 26, 2024
Orthodox : 'Synaxis Hyperagias Theotokou Marias'