Holiday Guide for Denmark in 2020

Denmark 2020

Denmark information

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Population: 5.72m
Capital: Copenhagen
Calling Code: (45)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Danish krone
Language: Danish

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Denmark List of Public Holidays in Denmark in 2020

New Year's Day

New Year's Day (Nytårsdag)

Denmark: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday (Skærtorsdag)

Denmark: Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday (Langfredag)

Denmark: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday (Anden påskedag)

Denmark: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

General Prayer Day

 Long Weekend! 
General Prayer Day (Store bededag)

Denmark: Great Prayer Day is basically a collection of minor Christian holy days consolidated into one day

Ascension Day

Ascension Day (Kristi Himmelfarts dag)

Denmark: This day observes the departure of Jesus from earth after his resurrection. It is perhaps the earliest observed celebration in Christianity.

Pentecost Sunday

Pentecost Sunday (Pinsedag)

Denmark: Celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit. It is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday (Anden pinsedag)

Denmark: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Christmas Eve Day

Christmas Eve Day (Juleaftensdag)

Denmark: Danes celebrate three days of Christmas, starting early on December 24th in the evening.

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day (Jul)

Denmark: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Second Day of Christmas

Second Day of Christmas (Anden juledag)

Denmark: Several countries and regions around the world extend their public holidays for Christmas beyond 25th December