Good Friday 2023 in Albania

Good Friday 2023 in Albania is a religious observance and adhered as one of the popular Christian Holidays. Locally known as “E Premtja E Mirë (Katolike)”, Good Friday commemorates the day when Jesus Christ was crucified on the Holy Cross after he was tortured and died for the sins of the Mankind. This day is a part of the Holy Week ending on Easter and observed with great respect, devotion and unity.

When is Good Friday in 2023?


April, 2023


Is Good Friday a Public Holiday in Albania?

Good Friday is not a public holiday according to Holidays 2023. Most businesses, stores, and shops as well as all schools, universities, and government offices remain open on this day.

Good Friday Celebrations in Albania

Although Good Friday is not observed as a national or public holiday in Albania, religious observance carried out on this day by Christians mark the holy spirit of this day. Special liturgies are conducted in Churches in Albania, where Gospel Readings are recited. Writings describing Jesus Crucifixion are discussed, and young ones are made aware of this day’s significance. Special services in the afternoon are organized for the kids. Christians can be seen offering prayers and visiting the Church early morning with their families and loved ones. Some perceive this occurrence as a day of mourning and may fast.

Good Friday Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2019 Fri 19 April Good Friday Observance
2020 Fri 10 April Good Friday Observance
2021 Fri 2 April Good Friday Observance
2022 Fri 15 April Good Friday Observance
2023 Fri 7 April Good Friday Observance
2024 Fri 29 March Good Friday Observance
2025 Fri 18 April Good Friday Observance

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Quick Facts

This year: Fri, 7 April 2023
Next year: Fri, 29 March 2024
Last year: Fri, 15 April 2022
Type: Observance