Tuesday June 19, 2018

Germany Flag Easter Monday - Germany


Easter Monday

Easter Monday in Germany is a Christian holiday celebrated the Monday after Easter. It continues the celebration of Jesus's resurrection.

Celebration\ Observance

Many in southern Germany start candle-lit parades early in the morning to symbolize Jesus's visits after death. Egg races are also a popular occurrence on this day.

History

Traditionally the Christian holidays of Christmas and Easter were a week long and are more modernly shortened to a single day. Easter Monday was created for those who were working on Easter Day to have a day off to go to church.

Germany Public Holidays



Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Germany.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Germany.