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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 2020:

New Years Day
1 January

Coptic Christmas
7 January 

Easter Sunday
12 April 

Easter Monday   
13
April 

Coptic Easter Sunday  
19 April 

Sham el Nessim (Spring feast)
20 April 

Eid el Fitr (marks the end of Ramadan)
24 May* 

Eid el Adha 
30 July*

Christmas and New Year 
The Embassy is closed between Christmas and New Year. Last working day in 2020 is Wednesday 23 December. We open again on Sunday 3 January 2021.

* will be adjusted according to official announcement

Official holidays/closing dates in 2021:

New Years Day
1 January

Coptic Christmas
7 January 

Easter Sunday
4 April 

Easter Monday   
5 April 

Coptic Easter Sunday  
2 Maj 

Sham el Nessim (Spring feast)
3 Maj 

Eid el Fitr (marks the end of Ramadan) 
13 May* 

Eid el Adha 
19 July*

2. Christmas Day
26 December

* will be adjusted according to official announcement