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Germany : 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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Ash Wednesday*Wednesday March 1, 2017Culture 
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Daylight Saving Time*Sunday March 26, 2017Special Events 
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April Fools Day**Saturday April 1, 2017cards/flowers 
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Palm SundaySunday April 9, 2017cards/flowers 
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Passover**Monday April 10, 2017cards/flowers 
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Maundy ThursdayThursday April 13, 2017cards/flowers 
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Good Friday*Friday April 14, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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EasterSunday April 16, 2017cards/flowers 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 17, 2017Catholic or protestant 
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Arbor DayTuesday April 25, 2017Culture 
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Ash Wednesday -
Wednesday March 1, 2017

Culture : The first day of Lent and occurs 46 days before Easter. According to the canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke; Jesus spent 40 days fasting in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, during which he endured temptation by Satan. Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of placing ashes on the foreheads of adherents as a sign of mourning and repentance to God. Wikipedia


Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 26, 2017

Special Events : At 1:00 am local times


April Fools Day -
Saturday April 1, 2017

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


Palm Sunday -
Sunday April 9, 2017

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Passover -
Monday April 10, 2017

cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday


Maundy Thursday -
Thursday April 13, 2017

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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 -
Sunday April 16, 2017

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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.


Arbor Day -
Tuesday April 25, 2017

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