Holiday Guide for Estonia in 2019

Estonia 2019
Estonia
2019

Estonia information

Population: 1.32m
Capital: Tallinn
Calling Code: (372)
Time Zone: +2 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Estonian

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Estonia List of National Holidays in Estonia in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

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

Independence Day


Independence Day

Estonia: Anniversary of the declaration founding the Republic of Estonia.

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

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

Easter Sunday


Easter Sunday

Estonia: On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of the Jesus Christ after his crucifixion

Spring Day


Spring Day

Estonia: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Pentecost Sunday


Pentecost Sunday

Estonia: Sunday, 50 days after Easter

Victory Day


Victory Day

Estonia: Marks the key victory in the 1919 Battle of Võnnu (near Cesis, Latvia)

St. John's Day

 Long Weekend! 
St. John's Day

Estonia: The feast day of St John the Baptist marking Midsummer. John by tradition was born six months before Jesus.

Independence Restoration Day


Independence Restoration Day

Estonia: In 1991 Estonia re-established independence after the end of the Soviet Union

Ethnicity day


Ethnicity day

Estonia: day dedicated to the Estonian unique language and cultural identity

Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve

Estonia: Christmas Eve marks the culmination of the Advent period before Christmas that started on the fourth Sunday before Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Boxing Day


Boxing Day

Estonia: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Notes

  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.
  • Any employee who has to work on a public holiday is entitled to double pay according to Estonian employment law.