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Holy Saturday in Sweden

Quick Facts

Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday.

Local names

NameLanguage
PåskaftonSwedish
Holy SaturdayEnglish
KarsamstagGerman

Holy Saturday 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Holy Saturday 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015
List of dates for other years

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

La Pietà by Michelangelo

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

©iStockphoto.com/Edward Lin

About Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatApr 141990Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 301991Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 181992Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 101993Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 21994Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 151995Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 61996Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 291997Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 111998Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 31999Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 222000Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 142001Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 302002Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 192003Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 102004Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 262005Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 152006Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 72007Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 222008Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 112009Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 32010Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 232011Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 72012Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 302013Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 192014Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 42015Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 262016Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 152017Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatMar 312018Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 202019Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday
SatApr 112020Holy SaturdayDe facto half holiday

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