The Netherlands is a country which is located in northern Europe and is famous in the world for many reasons. Some of them are the flat landscape of canals, windmills, cycling routes, and beautiful tulip fields.
When you visit a country, you must know about the calendar and the national holidays of that country. It helps you in planning your schedule or trip. Even if you are living in that country, you then also get to know about them. So for that, here are the Netherlands Public Holidays 2020.
Public Holidays in the Netherlands 2020
You can get to know about the dates on which these public holidays are going to be held below here.
|Jan 01||New Year’s Day|
|Apr 10||Good Friday|
|Apr 12||Easter Sunday|
|Apr 13||Easter Monday|
|Apr 27||King’s Day|
|May 05||Liberation Day|
|May 21||Ascension Day|
|May 31||Whit Sunday|
|Jun 01||Whit Monday|
|Dec 25||Christmas Day|
|Dec 26||2nd Day of Christmas|
Public Holidays 2020 in the Netherlands
New year’s day is not a holiday which is celebrated across the world and there is a holiday in every part of the world and the same on the Netherlands. It is the beginning of the year and it is on the 1st of January in the year 2020. The next holiday of the Netherlands is Good Friday which is on the 10th of April 2020. It is the day when some christens go to church services or take fast or do not eat meat, different people have different ways of expressing their love and celebrate the festival. In the Netherlands, it is a public holiday, private sectors may be open and working but banks and post offices are closed. People go on vacations and trips as the coming days are also holidays as Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
King’s Day is another festival and a public holiday in the Netherlands which is celebrated on the 27th of April 2020. On this day, most of the government sectors are closed like banks and post offices and also many businesses but some private sectors still work. It is the celebration which starts an evening before the holiday, people put stalls and sell scrap things and things which are related to the celebration.
Netherlands Public Holidays 2020
Liberation Day is a major event in the Netherland and it celebrated after every 5 years and it will be coming on the 5th of May of the year 2020. It is the celebration of freedom and the end of the 2nd World War for the Netherlands. There are many small celebrations in every region of the country but officially it is celebrated in every 5 years. The banks and post offices and many other business houses are closed but some still remained open.
From Good Friday to Ascension Day, if the holidays between held close to each other then some schools give students a week or half-holiday and some people also take advantage of it and take the annual holiday and go on a short trip. The next holiday is Whit Monday which is on June 1st, 2020 and is celebrated by doing outdoor activities together with your family and loved once. After that Christmas is the second last holiday of the year which we all know celebrated on 25th of December annually and after Christmas, there is a festival in the Netherlands called 2nd Day of Christmas and is celebrated almost the same as the Christmas Day.
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