There are 12 officially recognized Public Holidays in Faroe Islands. Public Holiday is usually a non-working day during the current year and it is generally established by law.
These holidays are days of celebration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event (National Holiday), or can be a religious celebration of some kind (Religious Holiday). Also, they can be celebrated locally in some regions of the country (Regional Holiday).
Public Holidays in Faroe Islands for 2020
|Public Holiday||Native Name||Date||Type|
|New Year's Day||Nytårsdagur||01. Jan. 2020||🏛 National Holiday|
|Maundy Thursday||Skærtorsdagur||09. Apr. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|Good Friday||Langfredagur||10. Apr. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|Easter Sunday||Påskedagur||12. Apr. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Anden påskedagur||13. Apr. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|Prayer Day||Diri bededagur||08. May. 2020||🏛 National Holiday|
|Ascension Day||Kristi Himmelfartsdagur||21. May. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|Pentecost||Første pinsedagur||31. May. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|Whit Monday||Pinsedagur||01. Jun. 2020||✝ Religious Holiday|
|St Olav's Day||Ólavsøkudagur||29. Jul. 2020||🏛 National Holiday|
|Christmas||Juledagur||25. Dec. 2020||🏛 National Holiday|
|St. Stephen's Day||Anden juledagur||26. Dec. 2020||🏛 National Holiday|
Maundy Thursday Next Public Holiday in Faroe Islands is in 5 days!