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Maundy Thursday in Germany

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus Christ’s institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper, which is described in the Christian bible.

Is Maundy Thursday a Public Holiday?

While Maundy Thursday is not a public holiday, it is categorized as a silent day (stiller Tag) in all or part of Germany. In some states, special restrictions may apply for certain types of activities, such as concerts or dance events. Depending on the state, businesses may follow normal or restricted opening hours, or they may be closed for the day.

Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus Christ's institution of the Eucharist during the Last Supper.

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About Maundy Thursday

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Maundy Thursday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015Do2. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2016Do24. MärMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2017Do13. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2018Do29. MärMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2019Do18. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2020Do9. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2021Do1. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2022Do14. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2023Do6. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2024Do28. MärMaundy ThursdaySilent Day
2025Do17. AprMaundy ThursdaySilent Day

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