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Sweden Public Holidays News and Updates

See also: upcoming public holidays in Sweden and public holidays news and updates in Finland, Norway.

This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Sweden public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of October 2017, and covering calendar year 2019 Sweden 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 Sweden public holidays news and updates.

2017 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Sweden 2018 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced

    Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm) - Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2018.
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2016

  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Sweden 2017 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced

    Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm) - Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2017.
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2015

  • Apr
  • 5
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  • Sweden 2016 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced

    Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm) - Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2016.
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2014

  • Mar
  • 30
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  • Sweden 2015 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced

    Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm) - Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Sweden Mulls March 8 Public holiday

    Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) - Sweden's Green party spokesperson, Gustav Fridolin, has proposed that Sweden declare International Women's Day (IWD) as a non-working public holiday (red day) in Sweden.
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2013

  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Sweden 2014 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced

    Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm) - Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2014.
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2012

  • Mar
  • 11
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  • Sweden 2013 Bank Holidays and Public Holidays Announced

    Sveriges Riksbank (Stockholm) - Sweden's Central Bank (Sveriges Riksbank) has released its list of bank holidays in Sweden with the announcement of Swedish bank holidays, as well as public holidays in Sweden, for the calendar year 2013.
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2011

  • May
  • 8
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  • Sweden Abandons Muslim Public Holiday

    Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) - The newly appointed Secretary of the Social Democrat party, Sweden's largest party, Carin Jämtin, has gone back on her recent proposal of adding a Muslim public holiday in Sweden.
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2004

  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Sweden's National Day To Become A Public Holiday Starting In 2005

    Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) - The former Swedish EU commissioner Anita Gradin is expected to suggest that the June 6 national day be made into a full-fledged public holiday, starting in 2005.
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2002

  • Jun
  • 7
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  • Sweden Considers Making Its National Day A Full Public Holiday

    Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm) - Sweden's Parliament is to make June 6, Sweden's National Day into a full public holiday (as of 2002, Sweden's National Day is not a public holiday in Sweden). This change, however, is not likely to occur in 2003 or even 2004, as there is debate as to which other public holiday to cancel in exchange.
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See also: Sweden bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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