Holiday Guide for Norway in 2019

Norway 2019
Norway
2019

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Coronavirus Notice The country's ministry of foreign affairs has advised against all international travel that is not strictly necessary until August 20. Norway currently has a 10-day quarantine for those returning from international travel.
Coronavirus: Travel status Norway’s borders with Denmark and Finland opened onJune 15. Exemptions for other neighbouring countries are expected starting July 20. Other foreign travelers will be turned away at the border. Norway Travel Guide

Population: 5.22m
Capital: Oslo
Calling Code: (47)
Time Zone: +1 UTC
Currency: Norwegian krone
Language: Norwegian

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Norway List of National Holidays in Norway in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day (Første nyttårsdag)

Norway: 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 (Skjærtorsdag)

Norway: 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)

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

Easter


Easter (Første påskedag)

Norway: 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.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday (Andre påskedag)

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

Labour Day


Labour Day (Første mai)

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

Constitution Day

 Long Weekend! 
Constitution Day (Syttende Mai)

Norway: Norway's National Day marks the adoption of the Constitution which declared the country as a kingdom independent of Sweden on May 17th 1814.

Ascension Day


Ascension Day (Kristi hilmmelfartsdag)

Norway: Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven thirty nine days after his Resurrection

Pentecost Sunday


Pentecost Sunday (Første pinsedag)

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

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday (Andre pinsedag)

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

Christmas Eve


Christmas Eve (Julaften)

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

Christmas Day


Christmas Day (Første juledag)

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

Second Day of Christmas


Second Day of Christmas (Andre juledag)

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

Notes

  • Holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday do NOT generate an additional compensation day of holiday.