Holiday/2009

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The Holidays in Karlsruhe in the year 2009.

List

General Public Holidays 2009

New Year
German: Neujahrstag: 1 January
Epiphany
German: Heilige Drei Könige: 6 January
Good Friday
German: Karfreitag: 10 April
Easter Monday
German: Ostermontag: 13 April
Labour Day
German: Tag der Arbeit: Friday, 1 May
Ascension Day
German: Christi Himmelfahrt: Thursday, 21 May
Whit Monday (Pentecost Monday)
German: Pfingstmontag: 1 June
Corpus Christi
German: Fronleichnam: Thursday, 11 June
National Holiday (Unification Day)
German: Tag der Deutschen Einheit: Saturday, 3 October
All Saints' Day
German: Allerheiligen: Sunday, 1 November
Advent Sunday
German: Adventssonntag, 1. Advent: 29 November
Christmas Day
German: 1. Weihnachtsfeiertag: Friday, 25 December
Boxing Day
German: 2. Weihnachtsfeiertag: Saturday, 26 December

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

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

School Holidays

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

Osterferien
9 Apr – 17 Apr (including Maundy Thursday)
Pfingstferien
25 May - 6 Jun
Sommerferien
30 Jul - 12 Sep
Herbstferien
26 Oct – 31 Oct (including Reformation Day)
Weihnachtsferien
23 Dec 2009 – 09 Jan 2010

Christian Holidays 2009

The following Christian holidays are not public holidays in Karlsruhe:

Maundy Thursday
German: Gründonnerstag: 9 April (but no school on Maundy Thursday)
Holy Saturday
German: Karsamstag: 11 April (shops open like on normal Saturdays)
Reformation Day
German: Reformationstag: Saturday, 31 October (but no school on Reformation Day)
Repentance Day
German: Buß- und Bettag: Wednesday, 18. November: used to be a public holiday until 1994
Christmas Eve
German: Heiliger Abend: Thursday, 24 December (shops open like on Saturdays)

Jewish Holidays 5769/5770

The Jewish holidays are not public holidays in Karlsruhe:

Purim
German: Purim, Losfest
Tuesday, 10 March 2009 (14 Adar 5769)
Passover
German: Pessach, Überschreitungsfest
Thursday, 9 April 2009, 19:51 h (15 Nissan 5769)
Friday, 10 April 2009, 20:56 h (16 Nissan 5769)
Wednesday, 15 April 2009 20:00h (21 Nissan 5769)
Thursday, 16 April 2009 21:05 h (22 Nissan 5769)
Shavuot
German: Schawuot, Wochenfest
Friday, 29 Mai 2009, 21:02 h (6 Sivan 5769)
Saturday, 30 Mai 2009, 21:03 h (7 Sivan 5769)
Rosh Hashanah
“Jewish New Year”, German: Rosch Haschanah, Neujahrsfest
Saturday, 19 September 2009 (1 Tischri 5770)
Sunday, 20 September 2009 (2 Tischri 5770)
Yom Kippur
“Day of Atonement”, German: Jom Kippur, Überschreitungsfest
Monday, 28 September 2009 (10 Tischri 5770)
Sukkot
German: Sukkot, Laubhüttenfest
Saturday, 3 October 2009
Sunday, 4 October 2009
Shemini Atzeret
German: Schemini Atzeret, Schlussfest
Saturday, 10 October 2009
Simchat Torah
German: Simchat Torah, Thorafreudenfest
Sunday, 11 October 2009
Hanukkah
“Festival of Lights”, German: Chanukkah, Lichterfest
12–19 December 2009

See also


Sources and Remarks

Jewish holidays, that start at the evening before, are listed with the time in Karlsruhe. Names and time for the year 5769 was provided by the Jüdische Gemeinde Karlsruhe.