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

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Germany (Lower 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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Easter holiday (beginning)Saturday March 17, 2018School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday March 30, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Sunday April 1, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 2, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Tuesday April 3, 2018School holidays 
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Hannover Marathon*Sunday April 8, 2018Sports events 
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Hannover Fair*Monday April 23, 2018Tradeshows 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Friday May 4, 2018School holidays 
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Ascension holiday (beginning)Wednesday May 9, 2018School holidays 
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Ascension*Thursday May 10, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Ascension holiday (end)Monday May 14, 2018School holidays 
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mid-term holiday (end)Tuesday May 15, 2018School holidays 
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Pentecost (beginning)Friday May 18, 2018School holidays 
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Pentecost**Sunday May 20, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Whit Monday*Monday May 21, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Pentecost (end)Tuesday May 22, 2018School holidays 
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CeBIT**Monday June 11, 2018Tradeshows 
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summer holiday (beginning)Wednesday June 27, 2018School holidays 
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summer holiday (end)Tuesday August 7, 2018School holidays 
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International Motor Show Commercial Vehicles (IAA)**Thursday September 20, 2018Tradeshows 
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fall holiday (beginning)Friday September 28, 2018School holidays 
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Easter holiday (beginning) -
Saturday March 17, 2018

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Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018

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 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

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) -
Tuesday April 3, 2018

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Hannover Marathon -
Sunday April 8, 2018

Sports events : Www.marathon-hannover.de/ 2018 edition confirmed
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Hannover Fair -
Monday April 23, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 5 days - http://www.hannovermesse.de 2018 edition confirmed


Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday May 4, 2018

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Ascension holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday May 9, 2018

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Ascension -
Thursday May 10, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.


Ascension holiday (end) -
Monday May 14, 2018

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Mid-term holiday (end) -
Tuesday May 15, 2018

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Pentecost (beginning) -
Friday May 18, 2018

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Pentecost -
Sunday May 20, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Whit Monday -
Monday May 21, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.


Pentecost (end) -
Tuesday May 22, 2018

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CeBIT -
Monday June 11, 2018

Tradeshows : Http://www.cebit.de/ in Hannover 2018 edition confirmed


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday June 27, 2018

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Summer holiday (end) -
Tuesday August 7, 2018

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International Motor Show Commercial Vehicles (IAA) -
Thursday September 20, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 1 week - www.iaa.de in Hannover 2018 edition confirmed
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Fall holiday (beginning) -
Friday September 28, 2018

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