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Finland Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Finland public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of January 2020, and covering calendar year 2022 Finland public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Finland public holidays news and updates.

2020 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Finland 2022 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 2022 ("National holidays when banks are closed").
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2018

  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Finland 2021 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 2021 ("National holidays when banks are closed").
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2016

  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Finland 2020 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 2020.
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  • Mar
  • 30
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  • 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.
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • 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.
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2015

  • Sep
  • 9
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  • 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.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • 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.
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2014

  • Feb
  • 14
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  • 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.
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2013

  • Feb
  • 12
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  • 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.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 3
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  • 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).
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • 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.
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2011

  • Jan
  • 31
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  • 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.
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2010

  • Feb
  • 1
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  • 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.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • Finland Asked To Restore Whit Monday Public Holiday

    Helsingin Sanomat (Helsinki) - Over the past weekend, the Finnish Evangelical-Lutheran Church synod drafted a proposal calling on the Finnish government to restore Whit Monday as an official non-working public holiday in Finland.
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See also: Finland bank holidays and public holidays for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

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