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Bank and Public Holidays for Denmark

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A preview of the Denmark bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for 2020, 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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Denmark Public Holidays in 2020 Observance*
Jan.    Wed New Year's Day
Apr.    Thu Maundy Thursday
        Fri Good Friday
        Sun Easter
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Fri Great Prayer Day (Store Bededag)
        Thu Ascension Day
        Fri Bank Holiday Banks
        Sun Whit Sunday (Pentecost)
June    Mon Whit Monday
        Fri Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag)
Dec.    Thu Bank Holiday Banks
        Fri Christmas Day
        Sat Second Day of Christmas
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Recent News and Updates

04 Jan 2017 Denmark 2018 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2018.  08 Jan 2016 Denmark 2017 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2017.  06 Jan 2015 Denmark 2016 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2016.  08 Jan 2014 Denmark 2015 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2015.  04 Jan 2013 Denmark 2014 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released the list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2014.  09 Feb 2012 Denmark 2013 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released the list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2013.  01 Feb 2011 Denmark 2012 Bank Holidays Released (Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released the list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2012.  15 Aug 2009 Denmark To Change Sunday Shop Opening (The Copenhagen Post-Copenhagen) Denmark's Business Minister, Lene Espersen, has proposed a law allowing shops to stay open on Sundays.  25 Feb 2008 Denmark Considering New Bank Holiday (Nordea Bank) According to an agreement between the Finance Sector Union and the Employers' Association for the Financial Sector (still to be ratified), the Friday after Ascension will be a bank holiday (not a general public holiday).  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Denmark 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

Governing Law: Official public holidays in Denmark are regulated by the Consolidation Act No. 407 of 28 May 2004 which consolidated the provisions of the Holiday Act No. 396 of 31 May 2000 with its subsequent amendments of 2002 and 2003.  Weekend Public Holidays: Public holidays that occur on a weekend remain on that date (ie. they are not moved to another date, such as the following Monday, for example).  Denmark International Codes DK and DNK (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .dk (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Denmark information and news: National Bank of Denmark (Denmark central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Denmark maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Denmark), and Wikipedia (includes Denmark commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Denmark, 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.


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 2020 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Denmark, 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 Denmark, before planning any trip to Denmark. 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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