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Palm Sunday in Norway

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, according to Christian belief. It marks the beginning of Holy Week and always falls on the Sunday before Easter Sunday. Other names for this day include Passion Sunday, Fig Sunday, Willow Sunday, Branch Sunday, or Blossom Sunday.

Palm leaves
Many people who attend a Palm Sunday church service receive palms.
Many people who attend a Palm Sunday church service receive palms.
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About Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SunMar 282010Palm SundayObservance
SunApr 172011Palm SundayObservance
SunApr 12012Palm SundayObservance
SunMar 242013Palm SundayObservance
SunApr 132014Palm SundayObservance
SunMar 292015Palm SundayObservance
SunMar 202016Palm SundayObservance
SunApr 92017Palm SundayObservance
SunMar 252018Palm SundayObservance
SunApr 142019Palm SundayObservance
SunApr 52020Palm SundayObservance

Quick Facts

Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.

Palm Sunday 2017

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Palm Sunday 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018

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Other holidays in April 2017 in Norway

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