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