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Good Friday in Sweden

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Good Friday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.

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About Good Friday

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Good Friday Observances

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

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