When is Christmas in 2016, 2017 – Christmas 2016 Date

Christmas Market, Birmingham

Christmas is the most important and popular festivals among the Christians across the world. It is one week long festival, celebrated by millions of people across the world. Due to the usage of different calendars around the world, people celebrate Christmas on different days. So, it is the most important to know the final date of Christmas for the current year.

In this article, we have provided information on Christmas 2016 and 2017 dates for various countries. So, let’s see.

Christmas in Prague
Christmas, Prague

When is Christmas in 2016, 2017 – Christmas 2016 Date

Only Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrates Christmas on this day.

  • 6th January as per Julian calendar
  • 19th January as per Gregorian calendar

Only Armenian Apostolic Church and the Armenian Catholic Church celebrate Christmas on this day.

  • 6th January as per Gregorian calendar

Only Eastern Orthodox Churches, including those of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Antioch, Constantinople, Alexandria, Albania, Cyprus, Finland and the Orthodox Church in America celebrates Christmas on this day.

  • 25th December as per Revised Julian calendar

Only Other Eastern Orthodox: Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and the Greek Patriarchate of Jerusalem celebrate Christmas on this day.

  • 25th December as per Julian calendar
  • 7th January as per Gregorian calendar

Only Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria celebrates Christmas on this day.

  • Koiak 29 as per Coptic calendar
  • 7th January or 8th January as per Gregorian calendar

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Only Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church celebrates Christmas on this day.

  • Tahsas 29 or 28 as per Ethiopian calendar
  • 7th January as per Gregorian calendar

Western Christian Church and rest of secular world celebrate Christmas on this day.

  • 25th December as per Gregorian calendar

After the Christmas, millions of people will rush for the celebration of the new year as per Gregorian calendar. The new year celebration is the most popular among the youth/new generation. The new year’s eve and the Christmas eve party are the new tradition among the people across the world.

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Article last re-published on February 20, 2016.

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