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2019 NORWAY HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Norway is

24th December, TuesdayChristmas Eve

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Norway in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
SundaySunApr 14, 2019Apr 14Palm Sunday
ThursdayThuApr 18, 2019Apr 18Maundy Thursday
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
SundaySunApr 21, 2019Apr 21Easter Sunday
MondayMonApr 22, 2019Apr 22Easter Monday
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Labour Day
FridayFriMay 17, 2019May 17Constitution Day
ThursdayThuMay 30, 2019May 30Ascension Day
SundaySunJun 09, 2019Jun 09Whit Sunday
MondayMonJun 10, 2019Jun 10Whit Monday
TuesdayTueDec 24, 2019Dec 24Christmas Eve
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas Day
ThursdayThuDec 26, 2019Dec 26Boxing Day
TuesdayTueDec 31, 2019Dec 31New Year's Eve

Upcoming Public Holidays in Norway

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Tuesday Dec 24, 2019

The upcoming Norway holiday Christmas Eve is in 120 days from today.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day

Wednesday Dec 25, 2019

The upcoming Norway holiday Christmas Day is in 121 days from today.

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Thursday Dec 26, 2019

The upcoming Norway holiday Boxing Day is in 122 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.