Svalbard and Jan Mayen Public Holidays 2018

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2018, 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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Svalbard and Jan Mayen Public Holidays in 2018 Observance*
Jan.    Mon New Year's Day
Mar.    Thu Maundy Thursday
        Fri Good Friday
Apr.    Sun Easter
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Tue May Day
        Thu Ascension Day
        Thu Constitution Day
        Sun Whit Sunday (Pentecost)
        Mon Whit Monday
Dec. 24 Mon Christmas Eve Othr+Aft
     25 Tue Christmas Day
     26 Wed Second Day of Christmas
     31 Mon New Year's Eve Othr+Aft
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Background Information

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).  Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve are not official public holidays, but most shops and offices close at midday.  Many take time off between Palm Sunday and Easter Monday.  Svalbard and Jan Mayen International Codes SJ and SJM (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .sj (ICANN national top-level internet domain). Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Svalbard and Jan Mayen information and news: UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Svalbard and Jan Mayen maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Svalbard and Jan Mayen), and Wikipedia (includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 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.

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 2018 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Svalbard and Jan Mayen, 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 Svalbard and Jan Mayen, before planning any trip to Svalbard and Jan Mayen. 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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