Holiday Guide for Estonia in 2021

Estonia 2021
Estonia
2021

Estonia information

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

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List of National Holidays in Estonia in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
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: Marks the declaration of independence from the Germans near the end of the first world war.

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: Easter Sunday is the most important date in the Christian church. In the bible, it is the day when Mary Magdalene found that an empty tomb in the cave in which Jesus had been placed.

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

Victory Day


Victory Day

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

St. John's Day


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

 Long Weekend! 
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

 Long Weekend! 
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.