2020 NORWAY HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Norway is
24th December, ThursdayChristmas Eve
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Norway in 2020
|WednesdayWed||Jan 01, 2020Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|SundaySun||Apr 05, 2020Apr 05||Palm Sunday|
|ThursdayThu||Apr 09, 2020Apr 09||Maundy Thursday|
|FridayFri||Apr 10, 2020Apr 10||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 12, 2020Apr 12||Easter Sunday|
|MondayMon||Apr 13, 2020Apr 13||Easter Monday|
|FridayFri||May 01, 2020May 01||Labour Day|
|SundaySun||May 17, 2020May 17||Constitution Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 21, 2020May 21||Ascension Day|
|SundaySun||May 31, 2020May 31||Whit Sunday|
|MondayMon||Jun 01, 2020Jun 01||Whit Monday|
|ThursdayThu||Dec 24, 2020Dec 24||Christmas Eve|
|FridayFri||Dec 25, 2020Dec 25||Christmas Day|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 26, 2020Dec 26||Boxing Day|
|ThursdayThu||Dec 31, 2020Dec 31||New Year's Eve|
Public Holidays in Norway
Thursday Dec 24, 2020
The upcoming Norway holiday Christmas Eve is in 59 days from today.
Friday Dec 25, 2020
The upcoming Norway holiday Christmas Day is in 60 days from today.
Saturday Dec 26, 2020
The upcoming Norway holiday Boxing Day is in 61 days from today.
2020 Public Holidays Norway Service
The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Norway which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Norway holiday calendar for 2020 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.