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Switzerland (Schwyz) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

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



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Internet domain: .ch - Telephone code: +41 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: 22:00 to 05:00 week nights, 00:00 to 24:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns
Currency: Franc (CHF) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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sports holiday (end)Tuesday March 5, 2019School holidays 
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St Joseph's Day**Tuesday March 19, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Easter**Monday April 1, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Tuesday April 2, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (beginning)Saturday April 27, 2019School holidays 
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Ascension*Friday May 10, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)Tuesday May 14, 2019School holidays 
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Pentecost**Monday May 20, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Whit Monday*Tuesday May 21, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Pentecost (end)Wednesday May 22, 2019School holidays 
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Corpus Cristi*Friday May 31, 2019Catholic 
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summer holiday (beginning)Saturday July 6, 2019School holidays 
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Confederation Day*Thursday August 1, 2019National Day 
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Assumption**Thursday August 15, 2019Catholic 
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summer holiday (end)Tuesday August 20, 2019School holidays 
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fall holiday (beginning)Saturday September 28, 2019School holidays 
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Sports holiday (end) -
Monday March 5, 2018

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St Joseph's Day -
Tuesday March 19, 2019

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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 (beginning) -
Friday April 27, 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.


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday May 14, 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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Corpus Cristi -
Thursday May 31, 2018

Catholic : Commemorates the Last supper. Pope Urban IV ordered the observance of such a feast in 1264, and in the following century it became universal in the Western Church. For six hundred years that feast was observed on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, but in 1970 the new Roman Missal, while retaining that day for some countries, provided that in others the feast be observed on the Sunday after Trinity.


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 6, 2018

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Confederation Day -
Wednesday August 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Instaured at the end of the XIX century. The date refers to an agreement made at the beginning of August 1291 between Uri, Schwyz and Nidwalden. Traditional observance includes bonfires on the the mountains and celebrations in the communities, occasions for patriotic speeches. Modern observance, fostered by the Tourist offices, include fireworks.


Assumption -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

Catholic : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory. In Switzerland: Luzern, Uri, Schwyz, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Zug, Freiburg, Solothurn, Apenzell Innerrhoden, Aargan, Ticino, Wallis, Jura
In Germany: Bavaria (catholic communities), Saarland


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday August 20, 2018

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Fall holiday (beginning) -
Friday September 28, 2018

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