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Faroe Islands - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Faroe Islands

Internet domain: .fo - Telephone code: +298 - International dialing code: 00
- GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
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Easter holiday (beginning)Wednesday March 23, 2016School holidays 
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Daylight Saving Time*Friday March 25, 2016Special Events 
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Maundy Thursday*Tuesday March 29, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Good Friday*Wednesday March 30, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Friday April 1, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Saturday April 2, 2016Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Sunday April 3, 2016School holidays 
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Bank Holiday (from 13:00)*Monday April 25, 2016Banks only 
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referendum*Monday April 25, 2016Special Events 
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Common Prayer Day*Wednesday April 27, 2016Protestant 
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Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday March 23, 2018

School holidays :

Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

Maundy Thursday -
Thursday March 29, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).

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 : 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

School holidays :

Bank Holiday (from 13:00) -
Wednesday April 25, 2018

Banks only : Flag Day

Referendum -
Wednesday April 25, 2018

Special Events : On self-determination

Common Prayer Day -
Friday April 27, 2018

Protestant : Also named Store Bededag (or Dýri biðidagu in the Faroe Islands)