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Maundy Thursday in Norway

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper

Painting of the last supper.

The last supper is a well-known scene in church paintings.

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Is Maundy Thursday a Public Holiday?

Maundy Thursday is a public holiday in Norway. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Maundy Thursday is an early day of the Easter celebration, or Holy Week, and is also known as Passion Thursday, Paschal Thursday or Sheer (or Shere) Thursday. It is the day before Good Friday.

About Maundy Thursday in other countries

Read more about Maundy Thursday.

Maundy Thursday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuApr 2Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2016ThuMar 24Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2017ThuApr 13Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2018ThuMar 29Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2019ThuApr 18Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2020ThuApr 9Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2021ThuApr 1Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2022ThuApr 14Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2023ThuApr 6Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2024ThuMar 28Maundy ThursdayNational holiday
2025ThuApr 17Maundy ThursdayNational holiday

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