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Holy Saturday in Norway

Holy Saturday, also known as Easter Saturday, is part of Holy Week. It is the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

LIttle girl in a field of daffodils holding a basket of Easter eggs.

Kids in Norway traditionally get an Easter egg filled with candy on the evening of Holy Saturday.

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Is Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

Holy Saturday is not a public holiday in Norway. Schools are closed for Easter holiday, but businesses and shops follow regular Saturday opening hours in Norway.

It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday.

The dates for Easter changes every year as it depends on the day of the March Equinox.

About Holy Saturday in other countries

Read more about Holy Saturday.

Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Holy SaturdayObservance
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayObservance
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayObservance
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayObservance
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayObservance
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayObservance
2021SatApr 3Holy SaturdayObservance
2022SatApr 16Holy SaturdayObservance
2023SatApr 8Holy SaturdayObservance
2024SatMar 30Holy SaturdayObservance
2025SatApr 19Holy SaturdayObservance

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