Upcoming Holidays in Denmark
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Mon : New Year's Day
- New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel
Thu : Maundy Thursday
- Commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist
Fri : Good Friday
- Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.
Mon : Easter Monday
- Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus
Fri : General Prayer Day
- STORE BEDEDAG (Great Prayer Day) is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated into one day
Thu : Ascension Day
- Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion
Mon : Whit Monday
- Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.
Tue : Constitution Day
- Constitution Day commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Danish constitution of 1849
Mon : Christmas Eve Day
- Danes celebrate three days of Christmas, starting early on December 24th in the evening.
Tue : Christmas Day
- The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC
Wed : Second Day of Christmas
- The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.