Closing days 2019 & 2020

The Netherlands embassy in Addis Abeba will be closed on the following days:

Day

Date

Occasion

Tuesday

1 January        

New Year

Monday

7 January

Ethiopian Christmas

Monday

22 April

Easter Monday

Friday

26 April

Ethiopian Good Friday

Sunday

28 April

Ethiopian Easter Sunday

Wednesday

01 May

International Labour Day

Tuesday

 28 May

Down fall of Dergue regime

Thursday

30 May

Ascension

Monday

10 June

2nd Whit Monday

Monday

12 August

Eid Al Adha (Arefa)*

Thursday

12 September

Ethiopian New Year

Friday 13 September Embassy closed
Wednesday

25 December

Christmas

Thursday

26 December

Boxing day

* Date not fixed

Closing days 2020
Day Date Occasion
Wednesday 1 January New Year's Day
Monday 7 January Ethiopian New Year
Monday 21 January Timkat (Epiphany)
Monday 2 March Adwa Victory Day
Friday 10 April Good Friday
Monday 13 April Easter Monday
Friday 17 April Ethiopian Good Friday
Monday 27 April Kingsday
Friday 1 May Labour Day
Tuesday 5 May Patriots Victory Day + Liberation day
Thursday 21 May Ascension Day
Friday 22 May bridge day
Thursday 28 May Downfall of the Dergue regime
Monday 1 June 2nd Pentecost
Thursday or Friday 30 / 31 July Eid al Adha*
Friday 11 September Ethiopian New Year
Friday 25 December Christmas Day

*Date not fixed