Õlavsøka Eve -
Sunday July 28, 2019
Secular holiday : Banks close at 1pm Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Õlavsøka National Day -
Monday July 29, 2019
Secular holiday : Ólavsøka is the day when Løgting, the Faroese Parliament, opens its session.
The literal meaning is “Saint Olaf’s Wake” (vigilia sancti Olavi in Latin), from Saint Olaf’s death at the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030, but the Løgting predates this event. paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday