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Greenland - Kalaallit Nunaat : 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

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    Sunday March 26, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Friday March 31, 2023Easter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday April 6, 2023Maundy ThursdayCatholic or protestant
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Sunday April 9, 2023EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday April 11, 2023Easter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday April 28, 2023Parliamentary recess (end)Special Events
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    Friday May 5, 2023Common Prayer DayProtestant
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    Wednesday May 17, 2023Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday May 18, 2023AscensionCatholic or protestant
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    Friday May 19, 2023Banks are closedBanks only
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    Monday May 22, 2023Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday May 26, 2023Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday May 28, 2023WhitsundayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday May 29, 2023Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday May 30, 2023Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday June 21, 2023Ullortuneq (National Day)National Day
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    Friday June 23, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday August 10, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday March 26, 2023
    Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

    Easter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday March 31, 2023
    School holidays :

    Maundy Thursday

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    Thursday April 6, 2023
    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 7, 2023
    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

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    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 11, 2023
    School holidays :

    Parliamentary recess (end)

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    Friday April 28, 2023
    Special Events :

    Common Prayer Day

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    Friday May 5, 2023
    Protestant : Also named Store Bededag (or Dýri biðidagu in the Faroe Islands)

    Ascension holiday (beginning)

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    Wednesday May 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Ascension

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    Thursday May 18, 2023
    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 19, 2023
    Banks only : From 2008 onwards

    Ascension holiday (end)

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    Monday May 22, 2023
    School holidays :

    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday May 26, 2023
    School holidays :

    Whitsunday

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    Sunday May 28, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

    Whit Monday

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    Monday May 29, 2023
    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 May 30, 2023
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    Ullortuneq (National Day)

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    Wednesday June 21, 2023
    Secular holiday : Ullortuneq means the longest day

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday June 23, 2023
    School holidays :

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Thursday August 10, 2023
    School holidays :