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Official holidays

Below you will find a list of the closing days for the Embassy in Cairo, a combination of Danish and Egyptian holidays.

Official holidays/closing dates in 2018:

New Years Day
Monday, 1 January

Coptic Christmas
Sunday, 7 January 

Easter Sunday
Sunday, 1 April 

Easter Monday   
Monday, 2 April 

Coptic Easter  
Sunday, 8 April 

Sham el Nessim (Spring feast)
Monday, 9 April 

Eid el Fitr (marks the end of Ramadan)
Thursday, 14 June* 

Eid el Adha 
Wednesday, 22 August*

Christmas Eve 
Monday, 24 December

Christmas Day
Tuesday, 25 December

New Year's Eve
Monday, 31 December


New Years Day
Tuesday, 1 January

* will be adjusted according to official announcement