2019 NORWAY HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Norway is
30th May, ThursdayAscension Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Norway in 2019
|TuesdayTue||Jan 01, 2019Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|SundaySun||Apr 14, 2019Apr 14||Palm Sunday|
|ThursdayThu||Apr 18, 2019Apr 18||Maundy Thursday|
|FridayFri||Apr 19, 2019Apr 19||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 21, 2019Apr 21||Easter Sunday|
|MondayMon||Apr 22, 2019Apr 22||Easter Monday|
|WednesdayWed||May 01, 2019May 01||Labour Day|
|FridayFri||May 17, 2019May 17||Constitution Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 30, 2019May 30||Ascension Day|
|SundaySun||Jun 09, 2019Jun 09||Whit Sunday|
|MondayMon||Jun 10, 2019Jun 10||Whit Monday|
|TuesdayTue||Dec 24, 2019Dec 24||Christmas Eve|
|WednesdayWed||Dec 25, 2019Dec 25||Christmas Day|
|ThursdayThu||Dec 26, 2019Dec 26||Boxing Day|
|TuesdayTue||Dec 31, 2019Dec 31||New Year's Eve|
Upcoming Public Holidays in Norway
Thursday May 30, 2019
The upcoming Norway holiday Ascension Day is in 7 days from today.
Sunday Jun 09, 2019
The upcoming Norway holiday Whit Sunday is in 17 days from today.
Monday Jun 10, 2019
The upcoming Norway holiday Whit Monday is in 18 days from today.
2019 Public Holidays Norway Service
The above is the list of 2019 public holidays declared in Norway which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Norway holiday calendar for 2019 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
Under the Norway act Respecting Public Holidays and their Sanctity 1995, Norway government has created ten official public holidays. Under the law, all employees are entitled to a paid day off during the public holidays. Government offices and businesses remain closed during national holidays.
Norway is a Christian dominated society. However, the rest of the religions like Muslims are given a chance to hold their holidays. The most popular Muslim holiday is the Ramadan holy month. At the end of this sacred month, Muslims celebrate the Eid ul-Fitr as a way to mark the closing of the Ramadhan. The day is marked with lots of feasting, and helping the sick or the unfortunate in the society.
Christians, on the other hand, celebrate Easter holidays which start with Good Friday celebrations and end on Easter Monday. The most celebrated Christian holiday is Christmas day. Festivities begin on the evening of the day. Across the streets of various Norwegian towns, there are decorations, singing, and dances till dawn of Christmas day.
The public holiday is marked with a lot of festivities. Apart from festivals, Christians use this day to donate to the needy, gifting themselves, and picnicking.
New Year is the highest celebrated public holiday in Norway and celebrations start on the eve of the due day.
The most popular celebrated national holiday day in Norway is the Constitutional Day. This day is marked with parades across the country. Children wear colorful costumes, and the adults also join in. Military shows, cultural dances and songs too mark the day. This holiday is a mark of the day Norway constitution was signed.