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Finland : 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: Euro (EUR)
Internet domain: .fi - Telephone code: +358 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Thursday January 6, 2022EpiphanyCatholic or protestant
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Monday January 10, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday January 11, 2022Parliament recess (end)Special Events
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Friday February 18, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday February 28, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday March 27, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Friday April 8, 2022International Day of the RomaEvents, celebrations...
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Thursday April 14, 2022Bank Holiday (from 13:00)Banks only
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Thursday April 14, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday April 19, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday May 1, 2022May Day or VapunpäiväSecular holiday
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Sunday May 8, 2022Mother's Daycards/flowers
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Saturday May 14, 2022Helsinki MarathonSports events
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Friday June 3, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 5, 2022PentecostCatholic or protestant
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Monday June 6, 2022Whit MondayEvents, celebrations...
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Friday June 24, 2022Juhannus Aatto (banks only)Banks only
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Saturday June 25, 2022JuhannuspäiväSecular holiday
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Monday June 27, 2022Helsinki PrideEvents, celebrations...
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Epiphany

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Thursday January 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The term comes from ancient Greek and means appearance . Celebrated on the 6th January, this feast corresponds to the presentation of Child Jesus to the Magi. This is the day of Jesus' first miracle, the Wedding in Cana , and the day of his own baptism Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.hel.fi
Swedish-speaking schools calendar is moved a few days forward
based on the official calendar published by the Ministry of Education
all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 531 (one of the 5 best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 580
Number of teaching days: 187
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
University of Helsinki ranking: Times Higher Education #--/QS ranking #47/Shanghai #56

Dates confirmed till July 2022

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Parliament recess (end)

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Tuesday January 11, 2022
Special Events : Sessions start at 14:00 Tuesday-Friday confirmed till Dec 2017

Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Winter holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 18, 2022
School holidays :

Winter holiday (end)

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Monday February 28, 2022
School holidays :

Daylight Saving Time

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Sunday March 27, 2022
Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

International Day of the Roma

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Friday April 8, 2022
Culture : Celebrated by the Roma community only

Bank Holiday (from 13:00)

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Thursday April 14, 2022
Banks only :

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 14, 2022
School holidays :

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Spring holiday (end)

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Tuesday April 19, 2022
School holidays :

May Day or Vapunpäivä

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Vappu is the night of April 30th until May 1st. Most people do not work the afternoon of April 30th

Mother's Day

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Sunday May 8, 2022
cards/flowers : In the morning the family takes a walk, picking flowers and making a bouquet for the mother. A particular small, white flower called the valkovuokko is the one they hope they can find to make the bouquet. Mom is then presented with the decorated bouquet, while being served breakfast in bed (Bollyspice)

Helsinki Marathon

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Saturday May 14, 2022
Sports events : Www.helsinkicitymarathon.fi 2022 edition confirmed

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.

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Pentecost

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Sunday June 5, 2022
Catholic or protestant : paid holiday

Whit Monday

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Monday June 6, 2022
Culture :

Juhannus Aatto (banks only)

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Friday June 24, 2022
Banks only : Midsummer's eve

Juhannuspäivä

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Saturday June 25, 2022
Secular holiday : Midsummer's Day Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Helsinki Pride

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Monday June 27, 2022
Culture : Http://www.helsinkipride.fi lasts 1 week 2022 edition confirmed