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Switzerland (Luzern) : 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: Franc (CHF)
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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
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Monday May 2, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday May 26, 2022Horse FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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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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Sunday June 5, 2022PentecostCatholic 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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Thursday June 16, 2022Corpus CristiCatholic
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Friday July 8, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday August 1, 2022Confederation DayNational Day
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Monday August 15, 2022AssumptionCatholic
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Monday August 22, 2022Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday September 12, 2022Parliament recess (end)Special Events
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Friday September 30, 2022Fall holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday October 2, 2022LeodegarCatholic or protestant
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Monday October 17, 2022Fall holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday November 1, 2022All Saints' DayCatholic or protestant
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Friday November 11, 2022GansabhauetEvents, celebrations...
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Spring holiday (end)

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Monday May 2, 2022
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Ascension holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
School holidays :

Horse Festival

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Culture : Auffahrtsumritt Beromünster - Riding procession of the Ascension in Beromünster

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.

Ascension holiday (end)

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Monday May 30, 2022
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Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
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Pentecost

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Not a 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
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Corpus Cristi

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Thursday June 16, 2022
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)

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Friday July 8, 2022
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Confederation Day

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Monday August 1, 2022
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

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Monday August 15, 2022
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)

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Monday August 22, 2022
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Parliament recess (end)

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Monday September 12, 2022
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Fall holiday (beginning)

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Friday September 30, 2022
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Leodegar

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Sunday October 2, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Saint Leodegar or Leger, Bishop of Autun (c. 615 – Sarcing, Somme October 2, 679), was the great opponent of Ebroin— the mayor of the Palace of Neustria— and the leader of the faction of Austrasian great nobles in the struggles for hegemony over the waning Merovingian dynasty. His torture and death made him a martyr and saint of the Roman Catholic Church, which embraced the cause of the Austrasian mayors of the palace, the Arnulfings, in the following century, anointed as the Carolingian dynasty. in Luzern only Wikipedia

Fall holiday (end)

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Monday October 17, 2022
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All Saints' Day

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Tuesday November 1, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The day now honors all saints of the church, even those not known by name. The first All Saints' Day occurred on May 13, 609 (C.E.) when Pope Boniface IV accepted the Pantheon as a gift from the Emperor Phocas. Boniface dedicated it as the Church of Santa Maria Rotonda in honor of the Blessed Virgin and all martyrs. During Pope Gregory III's reign (731-741), the festival was expanded to include all saints and a chapel in St. Peter's church was dedicated accordingly. Pope Gregory IV officially designated the day in 837. Kriens, Hochwald [Solothurn], St.Gallen

Gansabhauet

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Friday November 11, 2022
Culture : The small town of Sursee upholds a custom, which is unique in Switzerland. Participants of all ages try to cut down a suspended dead goose with one single sabre cut, while blindfolded. www.luzern.com