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Svalbard Public Holidays

Discover upcoming public holiday dates for Svalbard and start planning to make the most of your time off.

Formerly ruled by Denmark and Norway, most national holidays in Svalbard are based on Scandinavian cultural traditions and Roman Catholic observances.

Public holidays in Svalbard are regulated by the Annual Holiday Act, which was amended in 2014 to include workers employed in the mining and fishing industries, as well as all public and private sectors.

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