Upcoming Holidays in Netherlands
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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
Fri : Good Friday
- Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.
Sun : Easter Day
- On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ.
Mon : Easter Monday
- Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus
Fri : King's Birthday
- Officially commemorates the birthday of King Willem-Alexander.
Sat : Liberation Day
- marks the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation at the end of the second world war
Thu : Ascension Day
- Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion
Sun : Pentecost Sunday
- Sunday, 50 days after Easter
Mon : Whit Monday
- Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.
Tue : Christmas Day
- The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC
Wed : St Stephens Day
- The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.