The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more
The Christian church commemorates Good Friday as the day of Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death.
Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?
Good Friday is a public holiday in Norway. It is a day off for the general population, and all schools and most businesses are closed.
About Good Friday in other countriesRead more about Good Friday.
Good Friday Observances
|2010||Fri||Apr 2||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2011||Fri||Apr 22||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2012||Fri||Apr 6||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2013||Fri||Mar 29||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2014||Fri||Apr 18||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2015||Fri||Apr 3||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2016||Fri||Mar 25||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2017||Fri||Apr 14||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2018||Fri||Mar 30||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2019||Fri||Apr 19||Good Friday||National holiday|
|2020||Fri||Apr 10||Good Friday||National holiday|
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