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Finland bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the first 9 months of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Finland Public Holidays in 2017 Observance*
Jan.  1 Sun New Year's Day
      6 Fri Epiphany
Apr. 13 Thu Bank Holiday (afternoon starting at 13:00) Bnk+Aft
     14 Fri Good Friday
     16 Sun Easter
     17 Mon Easter Monday
May   1 Mon Vappu (May Day)
     25 Thu Ascension Day
June  4 Sun Whit Sunday (Pentecost)
     23 Fri Midsummer's Eve Bnk+Othr
     24 Sat Midsummer's Day
Nov.    Sat All Saints' Day
Dec.    Wed Independence Day
        Mon Christmas Day
        Tue Second Day of Christmas
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Recent News and Updates

30 Mar 2016 Finland Votes Annual Holidays Act Amendments (Helsingin Sanomat-Helsinki) The Finnish Parliament has approved changes to the Finnish Annual Holiday Act as part of the current austerity reforms, and these amendments will come into effect on April 1st, 2016.    27 Feb 2016 Finland 2019 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released its annual list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät), as well as related non-working public holidays in Finland for the calendar year 2019.  09 Sep 2015 Finland Could Cancel 2 Public Holidays (Helsingin Sanomat-Helsinki) Finland's Finance Minister, Alexander Stubb, has announced a series of austerity measures which, among other measures, would cancel 2 of Finland's annual non-working public holidays.  23 Jan 2015 Finland 2018 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released its annual list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät) in Finland for the calendar year 2018.  14 Feb 2014 Finland 2017 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released its annual list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät) in Finland for the calendar year 2017.  12 Feb 2013 Finland 2016 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released the list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät) in Finland for the calendar year 2016.  03 Oct 2012 Finland Declares New April 8 Holiday (The Almanac Office at University of Helsinki-private communication from Heikki Oja) A new, April 8, annual festival day has been approved in Finland to commemorate International Romani Day (Romanien kansallispäivä).  26 Feb 2012 Finland 2015 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released the list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät) in Finland for the calendar year 2015.  31 Jan 2011 Finland 2014 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released the list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät) in Finland for the calendar year 2014.  01 Feb 2010 Finland 2013 Bank Holidays Announced (Suomen Pankki- Finlands Bank-Helsinki) Finland's Central Bank (Suomen Pankki) has released the list of official bank holidays (Pankkivapaapäivät) in Finland for the calendar year 2013.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Finland public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Weekend Public Holidays: Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date.  Sami National Day, not an official public holiday, was set to be celebrated on February 6th, on the occasion of the 15th Sami conference in Helsinki in 1992. The Sami national day is common for all Sami, irrespective of where they live, whether in Sweden, Norway, Finland or Russia. The national day was celebrated for the first time in 1993 .  Finland International Codes FI and FIN (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .fi (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Finland information and news: Bank of Finland (Finland central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Finland maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Finland), and Wikipedia (includes Finland commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Finland, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions. Aft=Afternoon, Arm=Armenian, Bah=Bahai, Bnk=Banks and most financial institutions, Bud=Buddhist, Cat=Catholic, Chr=Christian, Cop=Coptic, Eve=Evening, Gov=Government services and civil servants, Hin=Hindu, Jew=Jewish, Lin=Linguistic or ethnic groups, Mor=Morning, Mun=Municipal, Mus=Muslim, Orth=Orthodox, Othr=Miscellaneous partial observances (usually described in the Additional Information section of this page), Prt=Protestant, Reg=Regional, Rel=Other Religion, Sch=Schools and universities, Sik=Sikh.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Finland, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Finland, before planning any trip to Finland. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.



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