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First Sunday Advent in Germany

The Advent season marks the beginning of the Christian year in western Christianity. Its length varies from 22 to 28 days, beginning on the Sunday nearest St Andrew’s Day and encompassing the next three Sundays, ending on Christmas Day.

Advent wreaths are a popular way to mark the Advent season.
Advent wreaths are a popular way to mark the Advent season.
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First Sunday Advent Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
SunNov 282010First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunNov 272011First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunDec 22012First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunDec 12013First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunNov 302014First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunNov 292015First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunNov 272016First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunDec 32017First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunDec 22018First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunDec 12019First Sunday AdventObservance 
SunNov 292020First Sunday AdventObservance 

Quick Facts

The first Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year.

First Sunday Advent 2016

Sunday, November 27, 2016

First Sunday Advent 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017


List of dates for other years

Other holidays in November 2016 in Germany

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