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Maundy Thursday in Germany

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian Bible.

Is Maundy Thursday a Public Holiday?

While Maundy Thursday is not a public holiday, it is categorized as a silent day (stiller Tag) in all or part of Germany. In some states, special restrictions may apply for certain types of activities, such as concerts or dance events. Depending on the state, businesses may follow normal or restricted opening hours, or they may be closed for the day.

Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.


About Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016ThuMar 24Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2017ThuApr 13Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2018ThuMar 29Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2019ThuApr 18Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2020ThuApr 9Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2021ThuApr 1Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2022ThuApr 14Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2023ThuApr 6Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2024ThuMar 28Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2025ThuApr 17Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
2026ThuApr 2Maundy ThursdaySilent Day

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