Avannaata Kommunia, Greenland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Avannaata Kommunia, Greenland for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

Greenland is located in North American between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, and is the largest island in the world. Early Paleo-Eskimo Inuits inhabited this island, which was later settled by Icelanders and Norwegians. In the early 17th century, Denmark asserted sovereignty and Greenland was then considered a Danish colony from 1814-1953. Greenland was officially founded as a country on May 1, 1979. 80% of Greenland is covered with an ice sheet making it the least densely populated territory in the world.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 6th Wednesday Epiphany
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 21st Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
April 1st Thursday Maundy Thursday
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
April 30th Friday Store Bededag Long weekend.
May 9th Sunday Mother's Day
May 13th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 24th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 21st Monday Ullortuneq Long weekend.
June 22nd Tuesday Summerween
July 4th Sunday Freedom Day
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 31st Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Monday Unification Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 29th Wednesday Hive Day
October 9th Saturday Federation Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve Long weekend.
December 25th Saturday Winter Veil
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 26th Sunday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Friday New Year's Eve Long weekend.
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GL-AV" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"