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Good Friday in Norway

The Christian church commemorates Good Friday as the day of Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death.

A crucifixion statue from Nidarosdomen in Trondheim.

The crucifixion from Nidarosdomen in Trondheim.

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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.

It is the day after Maundy Thursday and the day before Holy Saturday.

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

About Good Friday in other countries

Read more about Good Friday.

Good Friday Observances

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

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