Public Holidays in Germany - 2017

  • Dec 26, 2017

    St Stephens Day

    The history and traditions of St. Stephen's Day, celebrated in several countries on 26 December

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  • Dec 25, 2017

    Christmas Day

    Christmas Day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date of which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC. Most countries around the world celebrate this event with a public holiday.

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  • Oct 31, 2017

    Day of Reformation

    The history and traditions of Reformation Day celebrated in Chile and Germany

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  • Oct 3, 2017

    German Unity Day

    Since 1990, the 'Tag der Deutschen Einheit' has been a national holiday in Germany. It is the only official national holiday. All other holidays are managed at a federal level.

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  • Jun 5, 2017

    Whit Monday

    Whit Monday, also known as Pentecost Monday, is a public holiday in several countries on the Monday after Whitsunday. Whitsunday is observed fifty days after Easter and 10 days after Ascension.

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  • May 25, 2017

    Ascension Day

    Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days after resurrection on Easter Sunday. It always falls on a Thursday and is a public holiday in many countries.

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  • May 1, 2017

    Labour Day

    May Day is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement. The holiday may also be known as Labour Day or International Worker's Day and is marked with a public holiday in over 80 countries.

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  • Apr 17, 2017

    Easter Monday

    Background and History on the Easter Monday holiday observed in many countries and regions on 2 April 2018.

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  • Apr 14, 2017

    Good Friday

    ​​On Friday 30th March 2018, many countries observe Good Friday as a national holiday on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

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  • Jan 1, 2017

    New Years Day

    Background and History on the New Year's Day holiday celebration observed in most countries and regions.

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