Holiday/2008

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The Holidays in Karlsruhe in the year 2008.

List

General Public Holidays 2008

All Saints' Day
German: Allerheiligen: Saturday, 1 November
Advent Sunday
German: Adventssonntag, 1. Advent: 30 November
Christmas Day
German: 1. Weihnachtsfeiertag: 25 December
Boxing Day
German: 2. Weihnachtsfeiertag: 26 December

Not a public holiday, but shops are closing like on Saturdays:

New Year's Eve
German: Silvester: Wednesday, 31 December

School Holidays

Given is the first and the last day of the school holidays:

Herbstferien
27 Oct – 31 Oct 2008
Weihnachtsferien
22 Dec 2008 – 10 Jan 2009

Christian Holidays 2008

The following Christian holidays are not public holidays in Karlsruhe:

Reformation Day
German: Reformationstag: Friday, 31 October
Repentance Day
Buß- und Bettag: Wednesday, 19. November
Christmas Eve
German: Heiliger Abend: Wednesday, 24 December (shops closing like on Saturdays)

Jewish Holidays 5769

The Jewish holidays are not public holidays in Karlsruhe:

Rosh Hashanah
“Jewish New Year”, German: Rosch Haschanah, Neujahrsfest
Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 18:52 h (1 Tischri 5769)
Friday, 1 October 2008 19:53 h (2 Tischri 5769)
Yom Kippur
“Day of Atonement”, German: Jom Kippur, Überschreitungsfest
Thursday, 9 Oktober 2008, 18:34 h (10 Tischri 5769)
Sukkot
German: Sukkot, Laubhüttenfest
Tuesday, 14 October 2008 18:23 h (15 Tischri 5769 )
Wednesday, 15 October 2008 19:24 h (16 Tischri 5769 )
Shemini Atzeret
German: Schemini Atzeret, Schlussfest
Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 18:10 h (22 Tischri 5769)
Simchat Torah
German: Simchat Torah, Thorafreudenfest
Wednesday, 22 October 2008, 19:11 h (23 Tischri 5769)
Hanukkah
“Festival of Lights”, German: Chanukkah, Lichterfest
22–29 December 2008 (25 Kislew – 2 Tevet 5769)

See also

Sources and Remarks

Holidays bevor 1st of October 2008 are not listed (yet).

Jewish holidays, that start at the evening before, are listed with the time in Karlsruhe. Name and time was provided by the Jüdische Kultusgemeinde Karlsruhe.