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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN SWEDEN
Needs to learn the recognized public holidays in Sweden? Or exactly what are school holiday dates in Sweden?

A public holiday in Sweden is a holiday usually recognized by Swedish law makers and is commonly a non working day throughout the year. The public holidays in Sweden are usually days to commemorate an event, just like the anniversary of a historic celebration (eg: Independence day), or could be a faith based festivity similar to Easter.

An extensive list of public holidays in Sweden along with simple explanation of particular holidays including Swedish celebrations are detailed on this internet site.

National Holidays in Sweden | Festivals in Sweden | Swedish Public Holidays
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Swedish National Holidays
The Swedish National Day is a selected date on the 6 June (1916) to commemorate the Swedish Flag Day of Sweden.

Often this public holiday in Sweden is not known as National Day. All the same, financial institutions, schools and other public buildings can be shut.

The First of January is celebrated as The New Year in Sweden to mark the start of a new calendar year.

May Day is yet another country wide holiday in Sweden that is observed to observe the triumphs of the workers movement.
Festivities In Sweden
Christmas Day is a public holiday in most of the countries around the world and observed on December 25 to rejoice the birth of Jesus.

The Orthodox Christian and Western-Roman Catholic patronal feast day or 'name day' are observed in each place's patron saint's day, using the Calendar of saints.

The most significant holidays for Muslims in Sweden are Eid ul-Fitr. This is observed soon after the conclusion of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha that is celebrated at the conclusion of the Hajj.

Diwali (Festival of Light) is probably the important holidays celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs who live in Sweden.

Jews who reside in Sweden commemorate a variety of celebrations: the Passover (Spring Feasts of Pesach) and Shavuot, the Rosh Hashanah (start of the Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Sukkot (Tabernacles), and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly).
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More information about the public holidays including school holidays term dates in Sweden can be found at http://Sweden.PublicHolidaysCalendar.com
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