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2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Netherlands 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Nieuwsoverzicht Rijksoverheid (Amsterdam) - The Dutch Government (the government of the Netherlands) has released its list of official non-working public holidays in the Netherlands for the calendar year 2018.
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2016

  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Netherlands 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Nieuwsoverzicht Rijksoverheid (Amsterdam) - The Dutch Government (the government of the Netherlands) has released its list of official non-working public holidays in the Netherlands for the calendar year 2017.
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2015

  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Netherlands May 5 Public Holiday Recommended

    Netherlands Info Services (Amsterdam) - The "Comité 4 en 5 mei", the committee which organizes the commemorations for the end of World War II in the Netherlands, has once again come out in support of the movement to make the May 5th, Liberation Day, public holiday a nationwide annual non-working public holiday in the Netherlands.
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  • Jan
  • 7
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  • Netherlands 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Nieuwsoverzicht Rijksoverheid (Amsterdam) - The Dutch Government (the government of the Netherlands) has released its list of official non-working public holidays in the Netherlands for the calendar year 2016.
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2014

  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Netherlands Mulls Annual May 5 Public Holiday

    Netherlands Info Services (Amsterdam) - The "Comité 4 en 5 mei", the committee which organizes the commemorations for the end of World War II in the Netherlands, has come out in support of the movement to make Liberation Day a nationwide annual non-working public holiday in the Netherlands.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Netherlands 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Nieuwsoverzicht Rijksoverheid (Amsterdam) - The Dutch Government (the government of the Netherlands) has released its list of official non-working public holidays in the Netherlands for the calendar year 2015.
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2013

  • Jan
  • 30
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  • Netherlands Royal Public Holiday Amended

    Nieuwsoverzicht Rijksoverheid (Amsterdam) - Following last weekend's surprise announcement that Queen Beatrix would abdicate on April 30, the Dutch Government has confirmed that, beginning in 2014, April 30 would no longer be an official non-working public holiday (Konninginnedag) in the Netherlands.
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  • Jan
  • 28
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  • Netherlands Queen To Abdicate April 30

    Netherlands Info Services (Amsterdam) - The Queen of the Netherlands, Queen Beatrix, has announced that she would abdicate on April 30, 2013, the date of the Dutch annual public holiday Konninginnedag celebrating her mother's birthday, in favor of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand who will be crowned King on the same day.
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2010

  • May
  • 6
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  • Netherlands Considering Annual May 5 Public Holiday

    Netherlands Info Services (Amsterdam) - A majority of the parties in the Dutch Parliament has responded favorably to the Dutch Labour (PvdA) leader, Job Cohen, proposing that May 5th should become a general public holiday every year.
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See also: Netherlands bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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