Sun April 30, 2017

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Good Friday

Good Friday in the Norway falls on the Friday before Easter Sunday and commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the cross.

Celebration\ Observance

This is a day of mourning. Christians can attend a special service and pray. In some areas there are re-enactments of the Crucifixion. This is a national holiday with most government and businesses closed.

History

Good Friday is about Jesus Christ's crucifixion and two days later Easter Sunday is about his resurrection from the tomb. Christians believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God and whose teachings provide the foundation of the Christian belief.