Faroe Islands Public Holidays 2017


 
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Bank and Public Holidays for Faroe Islands

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Faroe Islands bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, 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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Faroe Islands Public Holidays in 2017 Observance*
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
Apr.    Thu Maundy Thursday
        Fri Good Friday
        Sun Easter Sunday
        Mon Easter Monday
        Tue National Flag Day Afternoon
May     Fri Prayer Day (Dýri biðidagu)
        Thu Ascension Day
June    Sun Whit Sunday
        Mon Whit Monday
        Mon Constitution Day Afternoon
July 28 Fri Olavsoka Eve (Ólavsøkuaftan) Afternoon
     29 Sat Saint Olav's Day (Ólavsøkudagur) (National Day)
Dec. 24 Sun Christmas Eve
     25 Mon Christmas Day
     26 Tue Second Day of Christmas
     31 Sun New Year's Eve
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

28 Nov 2015 Faroe Islands 2016 Public holidays Announced (The Cabinet of the Faroe Islands-Føroya Landsstýri) The Føroya Landsstýri (governing Cabinet of the Faroe Islands) has released it annual list of the non-working public holidays in the Faroe Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2016.  01 Dec 2014 Faroe Islands 2015 Public holidays Announced (The Cabinet of the Faroe Islands-Føroya Landsstýri) The Føroya Landsstýri (governing Cabinet of the Faroe Islands) has released it annual list of the non-working public holidays in the Faroe Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2015.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Faroe Islands public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


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).  Faroe Islands International Codes FO and FRO (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .fo (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Faroe Islands information and news: National Bank of Denmark (Faroe Islands central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Faroe Islands maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Faroe Islands), and Wikipedia (includes Faroe Islands commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Faroe Islands, 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.


Disclaimer
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 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Faroe Islands, 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 Faroe Islands, before planning any trip to Faroe Islands. 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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