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Bank and Public Holidays for Greenland  (Kalaallit Nunaat)

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Greenland 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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Greenland Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun New Year's Day
        Fri Epiphany
Apr.    Thu Maundy Thursday
        Fri Good Friday
        Mon Easter Monday
May     Fri Prayer Day
        Thu Ascension Day
June    Mon Whit Monday
        Wed Ullortuneq (National Day)
Dec. 24 Sun Christmas Eve
     25 Mon Christmas Day
     26 Tue Second Day of Christmas
     31 Sun New Year's Eve
Public holidays prior to July 2017, are available under license. To immediately access our full database of worldwide public holidays and bank holidays, under license, for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and beyond, please contact us.

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Background Information

Greenland is a self-governing overseas administrative division of the Kingdom of Denmark, called Grønland, in Danish, and Kalaallit Nunaat, in Inuit.  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).  The Greenlandic National Day is June 21st and is called Ullortuneq, meaning "The Longest Day". The day is celebrated with cultural activities, entertainment, shows and communal outdoor eating .  Greenland International Codes GL and GRL (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .gl (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Greenland information and news: National Bank of Denmark (Greenland central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Greenland maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Greenland), and Wikipedia (includes Greenland commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Greenland, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Greenland, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Greenland.


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 Greenland, 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 Greenland, before planning any trip to Greenland. 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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