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Switzerland (Solothurn) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

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Switzerland (Solothurn) : 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



For local celebrations, please check the related canton entry.
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Name Date Kind
New Year's DaySaturday January 1, 2022Secular holiday 
Berchtoldstag**Monday January 3, 2022Secular holiday 
Christmas holiday (end)**Monday January 10, 2022School holidays 
Fasnacht*Thursday January 13, 2022Culture 
fall holiday (beginning)Friday October 1, 2021School holidays 
fall holiday (end)Monday October 25, 2021School holidays 
All Saints' Day**Monday November 1, 2021Catholic or protestant 
dancing ban*Wednesday November 17, 2021Culture 
Christmas holiday (beginning)Friday December 24, 2021School holidays 
Christmas Day*Saturday December 25, 2021Catholic or protestant 
dancing ban*Saturday December 25, 2021Culture 
St Stephen's Day**Sunday December 26, 2021Catholic or protestant 

New Year's Day -
Saturday January 1, 2022

Secular holiday :


Berchtoldstag -
Monday January 3, 2022

Secular holiday : A derivation of Middle High German berhttac or berhteltac, which translated the Greek epiphanias Only in Zurich, Bern, Luzern, Glarus, Zug, Freiburg, Solothurn, Schaffhau, Aarhau, Thurgau, Waadt. Also concerns Neuenburg and Jura if New Year fell on a Sunday [Wikipedia]


Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 10, 2022

School holidays : Www.so.ch
calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
study programs are not aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 506
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required

Dates confirmed till Feb 2027; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Fasnacht -
Thursday January 13, 2022

Culture : Takes plae on the day of Saint Hilarius. The Latin word 'hilaris', meaning cheerful or lively, gives an indication of the joyful celebrations that then follow. 'Hilari' day has marked the beginning of the Fasnacht celebrations since the 17th century, and since 1853 the honour of heralding in Fasnacht on Hilari day has gone to the 'Narrenzunft Honolulu' (Honolulu fool's guild) with their carnival general assembly and subsequent Hilari procession. The head of 'Narrenzunft Honolulu' replaces the mayor, the Rathausgasse's former name of 'Eselsgasse' (donkey lane) is reinstated and Solothurn calls itself Honolulu until Ash Wednesday. www.lebendige-traditionen.ch


Fall holiday (beginning) -
Friday October 1, 2021

School holidays :


Saint Gallus -
Sunday October 16, 2022

cards/flowers : Day of the city's patron. In the city of St. Gall, generally observed. Kriens, Hochwald [Solothurn], St Gallen


Fall holiday (end) -
Monday October 25, 2021

School holidays :


All Saints' Day -
Monday November 1, 2021

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


Dancing ban -
Wednesday November 17, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


Christmas holiday (beginning) -
Friday December 24, 2021

School holidays :


Christmas Day -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day


Dancing ban -
Saturday December 25, 2021

Culture : This ban applies to all major religious celebrations, but does not apply in homes


St Stephen's Day -
Sunday December 26, 2021

Catholic or protestant : Christian remembrance of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr.