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Holidays & Observances in Austria

Austria is a German-speaking country in Eastern Europe. Most of the population is Roman Catholic, and Catholic holidays are very important. There are only a few national secular holidays in Austria. Dance and music are some of the most important elements of Austrian culture. Composers Mozart, Beethoven, and Strauss all lived in Vienna, the capitol city. Because of this, dance and music are often part of the holiday celebrations. Several world famous music festivals take place in Austria including the Salzburg Festival and the Bregenz Festival.

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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Advent Advent Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Feast of the Immaculate Conception Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Epiphany - Three Kings Day Epiphany Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Daylight Saving Time DST starts Time Related
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Ascension Day Ascension Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Pentecost (Whit Sunday) Pentecost / Whit Sunday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Assumption Day Assumption of Mary Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Daylight Saving Time DST ends Time Related
National Day National Day Austria National, Federal, Bank, Public
All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead All Souls' Day - Day of the Dead Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs