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Denmark : 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 next 3 months


Currency: Krone (DKK)
Internet domain: .dk - Telephone code: +45 - International dialing code: 00
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 3, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Thursday January 6, 2022Epiphanycards/flowers
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Friday February 11, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Monday February 21, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Friday April 1, 2022April Fools Daycards/flowers
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Friday April 8, 2022Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday April 14, 2022Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday April 16, 2022Queen's BirthdayEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday April 19, 2022Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday April 22, 2022Passovercards/flowers
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Sunday May 1, 2022Maj-katEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday May 8, 2022Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Friday May 13, 2022Common Prayer DayProtestant
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Sunday May 15, 2022Copenhaguen MarathonSports events
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Friday May 27, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Monday May 30, 2022Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday June 3, 2022Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday June 3, 2022Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 5, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Sunday June 5, 2022Constitution DayNational Day
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Sunday June 5, 2022WhitsundayCatholic or protestant
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Monday June 6, 2022Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday June 7, 2022Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday June 7, 2022Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday June 19, 2022Royal Danish Air Force AirshowTradeshows
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Friday June 24, 2022St John's DayEvents, celebrations...
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Friday June 24, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday June 25, 2022Roskilde music festivalEvents, celebrations...
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Friday July 1, 2022Tour de France departureSports events
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 3, 2022
School holidays : Http://www.kk.dk
Applies to Copenhagen schools
calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
the UN Human Development Index lists Denmark as one of the best systems in the world
Schooling is mandatory till age 15
Number of teaching days: 200
No school on Saturday
No uniform required
University of Copenhagen ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #73/Shanghai #30

Dates confirmed till Sep 2022

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Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
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Winter holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 11, 2022
School holidays :

Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Winter holiday (end)

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Monday February 21, 2022
School holidays :

Daylight Saving Time

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

April Fools Day

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Friday April 1, 2022
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.

Easter holiday (beginning)

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Friday April 8, 2022
School holidays :

Maundy Thursday

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Maundy Thursday: Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus instituted the Holy Eucharist (Lord's Supper).

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
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.

Queen's Birthday

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Saturday April 16, 2022
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Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
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)

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Tuesday April 19, 2022
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Passover

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Friday April 22, 2022
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

Maj-kat

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Culture : End of April Fools' Day month. Cat is mentioned because cats born in May are supposed to be bad omen. Jokes are performed all over the country.

Mother's Day

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Sunday May 8, 2022
cards/flowers : Probably linked with a celebration in England in the 1600s ( Mothering Sunday ). Honored all mothers in England. Mothering Sunday gave poor servants who lived and worked for the wealthy a day off to actually go home and dedicate time to their mothers. Mothering Cake , a special cake, was common for the celebration.

Common Prayer Day

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Friday May 13, 2022
Protestant : Also named Store Bededag (or Dýri biðidagu in the Faroe Islands)

Copenhaguen Marathon

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Sunday May 15, 2022
Sports events : Http://copenhagenmarathon.dk/ 2022 edition confirmed

Ascension holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
School holidays :

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
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.

Banks are closed

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Friday May 27, 2022
Banks only : From 2008 onwards

Ascension holiday (end)

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Monday May 30, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 5, 2022
cards/flowers :

Constitution Day

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Secular holiday : The first constitution on which the democracy lies dates the 5 June 1849 In this occasion, several politicians give speeches in different public areas in order to celebrate it. Celebrations do not have any military meaning.

Whitsunday

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Whit Monday

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Monday June 6, 2022
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 holiday (end)

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Tuesday June 7, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost holiday (end)

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Tuesday June 7, 2022
School holidays :

Royal Danish Air Force Airshow

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Sunday June 19, 2022
Tradeshows : Http://danishairshow.dk in Aalborg Air Force Base, Northern Jutland 2022 edition confirmed

St John's Day

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Friday June 24, 2022
Culture : Ivan Kupala Day (St John Baptist)

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 24, 2022
School holidays :

Roskilde music festival

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Saturday June 25, 2022
Culture : Www.Roskilde-festival.dk Lasts 4 days - in Roskilde 2022 edition confirmed

Tour de France departure

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Friday July 1, 2022
Sports events : Https://www.letour.fr in Copenhagen 2022 edition confirmed