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Public Holidays in Iceland

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Year 2012

DateHolidayComment
January 1
(Sunday)
New Year's Day
January 4
(Wednesday)
Christmas holiday (end)
March 30
(Friday)
spring holiday (beginning)
April 5
(Thursday)
Maundy ThursdayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 6
(Friday)
Good FridayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 9
(Monday)
Easter MondayReligious - Catholic or protestant
April 11
(Wednesday)
spring holiday (end)
April 19
(Thursday)
First Day of Summer (banks may remain open)
May 1
(Tuesday)
Labor Day/May Day
May 17
(Thursday)
AscensionReligious - Catholic or protestant
May 28
(Monday)
Whit MondayReligious - Catholic or protestant
June 7
(Thursday)
summer holiday (beginning)
June 17
(Sunday)
Proclamation of the RepublicNational Day
August 6
(Monday)
Commerce Day
August 22
(Wednesday)
summer holiday (end)
November 1
(Thursday)
autumn holiday (beginning)
December 20
(Thursday)
Christmas holiday (beginning)
December 24
(Monday)
Christmas Eve (1/2 day)
December 25
(Tuesday)
Christmas DayReligious - Catholic or protestant
December 26
(Wednesday)
St Stephen's DayReligious - Catholic or protestant
December 31
(Monday)
New Year's Eve (half day)




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