Holy Days - Public Holidays
29 - (Maundy Thursday) - March
30 - (Good Friday) - April 1
- (Easter Sunday) -
and April 2 (Easter Munday) -
are Holy Days and Public Holidays in March
and April - 2018.
April 27 - (The
Great Prayer Day) is also a Holy Day and Public
is the most important
festival in the Christian calendar.
It celebrates the resurrection from the dead of
Jesus - three days after he was crucified. The
Easter story is at the heart of Christianity.
The week leading up to Easter is called Holy
Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter
- Maundy Thursday is the day
- when Jesus ate the last supper with his disciples
- Good Friday is the Friday before
Easter Sunday. It commemorates the execution of
Jesus by crucifixion.
- Easter Sunday marks Jesus'
Flag days in April - 2018
1 - (Easter Sunday)
April 9 - Occupation of Denmark 1940.
(Flags on half mast until 12.00 - noon)
- April 16 - Queen Margrethe
- April -27
- The Great Prayer Day
“Store Bededag” and “Varme
The Great Prayer Day - “Store
day - Flag
Day and Public holiday)
- April 29 - Princess
Summer time in Denmark is from
the last weekend in March 2018 - to Sunday October
28 - 2018.
on busses & public
All public busses will drive with the Danish flag
- as well as all public buildings will be flagging
on national flag days - plus flags all over town
- when any royal or prominent person is visiting
and Flag Days