Austurland, Iceland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Austurland, Iceland for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

The island known as Iceland, is a Nordic country, located in the North Atlantic Ocean. Iceland has a tundra climate and is a volcanic region, made up of lava fields, mountains and glaciers. It is believed that a Norweigian chieftain settled in Iceland in 874 AD. More Norweigians and Scandonavians continued to settled during the following centuries. In 1397, Iceland became part of the Kalmar Union, and was ruled by the Danes and then the Swedes. After the French Revolution, Iceland struggled for independence in 1918. On June 17, 1944, Iceland was founded as an independent country.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Monday Durin's Day
March 3rd Saturday UN World Wildlife Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 29th Thursday Maundy Thursday
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 5th Thursday First Contact Day
April 6th Friday Second Contact Day
April 19th Thursday First Day of Summer
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 10th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
May 20th Sunday Pentecost
May 21st Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 17th Sunday Icelandic National Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
August 6th Monday Commerce Day Long weekend.
August 28th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 31st Wednesday Harry Potter Day
November 11th Sunday Father's Day
November 24th Saturday Hogswatch
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 23rd Sunday Festivus
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve Long weekend.
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 25th Tuesday Winter Veil
December 26th Wednesday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Monday 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="IS-7" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"