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2021 NORWAY HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Norway is

1st May, SaturdayLabour Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Norway in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
SundaySunMar 28, 2021Mar 28Palm Sunday
ThursdayThuApr 01, 2021Apr 01Maundy Thursday
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SundaySunApr 04, 2021Apr 04Easter Monday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Sunday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Ascension Day
MondayMonMay 17, 2021May 17Constitution Day
SundaySunMay 23, 2021May 23Whit Sunday
ThursdayThuJun 24, 2021Jun 24Whit Monday
FridayFriDec 24, 2021Dec 24Christmas Eve
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26Boxing Day
FridayFriDec 31, 2021Dec 31New Year's Eve

Public Holidays in Norway

Labour Day

Labour Day

Saturday May 01, 2021

The upcoming Norway holiday Labour Day is in 10 days from today.

Ascension Day

Ascension Day

Thursday May 13, 2021

The upcoming Norway holiday Ascension Day is in 22 days from today.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day

Monday May 17, 2021

The upcoming Norway holiday Constitution Day is in 26 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.