2021 NORWAY HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Norway is
24th December, FridayChristmas Eve
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Norway in 2021
|FridayFri||Jan 01, 2021Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|SundaySun||Mar 28, 2021Mar 28||Palm Sunday|
|ThursdayThu||Apr 01, 2021Apr 01||Maundy Thursday|
|FridayFri||Apr 02, 2021Apr 02||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 04, 2021Apr 04||Easter Monday|
|MondayMon||Apr 05, 2021Apr 05||Easter Sunday|
|SaturdaySat||May 01, 2021May 01||Labour Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 13, 2021May 13||Ascension Day|
|MondayMon||May 17, 2021May 17||Constitution Day|
|SundaySun||May 23, 2021May 23||Whit Sunday|
|ThursdayThu||Jun 24, 2021Jun 24||Whit Monday|
|FridayFri||Dec 24, 2021Dec 24||Christmas Eve|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 25, 2021Dec 25||Christmas Day|
|SundaySun||Dec 26, 2021Dec 26||Boxing Day|
|FridayFri||Dec 31, 2021Dec 31||New Year's Eve|
Public Holidays in Norway
Friday Dec 24, 2021
The upcoming Norway holiday Christmas Eve is in 57 days from today.
Saturday Dec 25, 2021
The upcoming Norway holiday Christmas Day is in 58 days from today.
Sunday Dec 26, 2021
The upcoming Norway holiday Boxing Day is in 59 days from today.
2021 Public Holidays Norway Service
The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Norway which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Norway holiday calendar for 2021 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.