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Germany (Saxony) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Germany (Saxony) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



Internet domain: .de - Telephone code: +49 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: 00:00 to 22:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns; 07:00 to 20:00 in August
Currency: Euro (EUR) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Leipzig Book Fair*Thursday March 9, 2017Tradeshows 
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Leipzig Book Fair*Thursday March 23, 2017Tradeshows 
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Leipzig Marathon*Sunday April 9, 2017Sports events 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Thursday April 13, 2017School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday April 14, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 17, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Monday April 24, 2017School holidays 
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Dresden Marathon*Sunday April 30, 2017Sports events 
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Leipzig Book Fair -
Thursday March 9, 2017

Tradeshows : Lasts 4 days - http://www.leipziger-buchmesse.de/ 2017 edition confirmed


Leipzig Book Fair -
Thursday March 23, 2017

Tradeshows : Lasts 4 days - http://www.leipziger-buchmesse.de/ 2017 edition confirmed


Leipzig Marathon -
Sunday April 9, 2017

Sports events : Http://www.leipzigmarathon.de/ 2017 edition confirmed


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Thursday April 13, 2017

School holidays (please double check) :


Good Friday -
Friday April 14, 2017

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Easter Monday -
Monday April 17, 2017

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 24, 2017

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Dresden Marathon -
Sunday April 30, 2017

Sports events : Http://www.oberelbe-marathon.de/ 2017 edition confirmed