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Good Friday in Belgium

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Banks close on this day, but it is not a day off for the general population.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.

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About Good Friday

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Good Friday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriApr 3Good FridayBank holiday
2016FriMar 25Good FridayBank holiday
2017FriApr 14Good FridayBank holiday
2018FriMar 30Good FridayBank holiday
2019FriApr 19Good FridayBank holiday
2020FriApr 10Good FridayBank holiday
2021FriApr 2Good FridayBank holiday
2022FriApr 15Good FridayBank holiday
2023FriApr 7Good FridayBank holiday
2024FriMar 29Good FridayBank holiday
2025FriApr 18Good FridayBank holiday

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