Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Norwegian public holidays

Norwegian public, religious and bank holidays:

National Holiday Norway
National Holiday in Norway (Photo by TMG)

Date    English name/ Norwegian name    Remarks

1. January 1 - New Year's Day/ Første nyttårsdag    
2. 9th February - Mother´s Day             
3. 13th February - Palm Sunday
4. Thursday (Moveable) - Maundy/ Skjærtorsdag - The Thursday before Easter Sunday
5. Friday (Moveable) - Good Friday/ Langfredag - The Friday before Easter Sunday
6. Sunday (Moveable) - Easter Sunday/ Første påskedag
7. Monday (Moveable) - Easter Monday/ Andre påskedag - The day after Easter Sunday
8. May 1 - Labour Day/ Første mai - Arbeidernes dag/ International Workers' Day
9. May 17 - Constitution Day/ Syttende mai or Grunnlovsdagen - Celebration of the Constitution of 1814 (National Holiday Norway)
10. Thursday (Moveable) - Ascension Day/ Kristi himmelfartsdag - 39 days after Easter
11. Sunday (Moveable) - Pentecost/ Første pinsedag - 49 days after Easter
12. Monday (Moveable) - White Monday/ Andre pinsedag - 50 days after Easter
13. 9th November - Father´s Day
14. December 25 - Christmas Day/ Første Juledag         
15. December 26 - Christmas Day/ St. Stephen's Day - Andre juledag/ A Christian saint's day celebrated on 26 December in the Western Church and 27 December in the Eastern Church
16. 31st December - New Year´s Eve

Bank Holidays in Norway in 2014:
1 January           
17 April           
18 April           
21 April             
1 May
29 May  
9 June    
24 December     
25 December 
26 December