In 2021, Easter falls on Sunday 4 April. This is earlier than Easter 2020, which fell on Sunday 12 April. That is because, unlike Halloween or Christmas, Easter doesnt have a fixed date. In 2021, Good Friday is 2 April and Easter Monday is 5 April.
When was last Easter 2021?
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Why is Orthodox Easter so late in 2021?
Orthodox Easter will usually fall later in the year than Western Christian Easter because Orthodox Easter uses the Julian calendar and the later uses the Gregorian calendar.
What date is Easter 2021 Good Friday?
2 April This year, Good Friday is on 2 April – it always falls two days before Easter Sunday.
Are banks closed on Good Friday 2021?
Banks will be open on Good Friday, but some may have modified hours due to the coronavirus outbreak. Call your local branch before you visit.
How long is Easter holiday 2021?
Easter holiday: Thursday 1 April to Friday 16 April 2021.
Why is Easter always on a different day?
Easter is always on the first Sunday after the first full moon that follows the spring equinox. So there you go – this year, the first full moon after the 21 March is Sunday 28 March, hence why Easter is on Sunday 4 April.