|Second day of Pentecost (H Norway)Category : Events|
Second day of Pentecost (Holiday in Norway)
Like the second day of Easter and the second day of Christmas, the second day of Pentecost has no religious significance. Still, it is traditionally a day off.
People often travel away at Pentecost, and therefore Monday in Norway has become a day off.
Swedish Flag DayCategory : Events
Swedish Flag Day is the Swedish national day and is celebrated on 6 June. The day is in memory of several events that were important to the Swedish nation. It was introduced by law in 1982. In 1996 it became a salute day, and in 2005 it became a public holiday. History goes back further, as it already in 1916 became unofficial flag day.