In Belgium there are ten official public holidays. Other particular days are also celebrated, but these are not official public holidays and employers are not obliged to give their employees a day off. However, some employers do award a day's holiday in accordance with union negotiations. The days of the three communities are holidays for their civil servants and for employees of institutions controlled, supervised or financed by them e. King's feast is a holiday observed by all i.
Yup, I have affiliate links on this blog and there may be some in this amazing and completely free content below. If you book or buy something through these links, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. Belgium has different kinds of holidays. First of all, there are the nationwide public holidays, which are like the bank holidays in the UK. On these bank holidays in Belgium, most Belgian businesses and organizations — except for the police stations and the hospitals — are closed so you could say they are the most important holidays in Belgium.
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Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday. It is the day after Pentecost , also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible. Whit Monday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. We diligently research and continuously update our holiday dates and information.