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Easter
Madagascar

Easter 2021, 2022 and 2023 in Madagascar

Madagascar is around seventy-five percent Christian so it’s not surprising that Easter Monday is an official public holiday in this island nation.

YearDateDayHoliday
20214 AprSunEaster Sunday
5 AprMonEaster Monday
202217 AprSunEaster Sunday
18 AprMonEaster Monday
20239 AprSunEaster Sunday
10 AprMonEaster Monday
202431 MarSunEaster Sunday
1 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

In fact, Easter is the most prominent of all Christian holidays in Madagascar, even more festively celebrated than is Christmas.

The central focus in Madagascar at Easter time is not to do with Easter bunnies and chocolate but is on the belief in the Resurrection of Jesus. Attending church services on Easter Sunday morning is the most important Easter tradition. After church, people head home to enjoy a big family meal.

On Easter Monday, going on a family picnic is a common activity. People will also attend small fairs where they can buy goods, snacks, and just enjoy the time of relaxation.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202012 AprSunEaster Sunday
13 AprMonEaster Monday
201921 AprSunEaster Sunday
22 AprMonEaster Monday
20181 AprSunEaster Sunday
2 AprMonEaster Monday
201716 AprSunEaster Sunday
17 AprMonEaster Monday