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The Saami people's day in Norway

The Saami People's Day is a national day for the entire Saami population in Norway, Finland, Sweden and Russia.

Is The Saami people's day a Public Holiday?

The Saami people's day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, February 6, 2022 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Norway.

The Saami nation's flag is flown on February 6 i Norway.

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The Saami are the indigenous people in Norway. Since 1992, February 6 has been a communal day for celebrating Saami culture and heritage across the entire Saami nation.

The Saami people's day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SatFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2017MonFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2018TueFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2019WedFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2020ThuFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2021SatFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2022SunFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2023MonFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2024TueFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2025ThuFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day
2026FriFeb 6The Saami people's dayFlag day

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