Tag Archive: Holidays

European Public holiday: Assumption of Mary, 15th August

Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day or Dormition of the Theotokos, is a major Christian holiday celebrating the assumption of Virgin Mary’s body and soul to Heaven. Assumption Day is public holiday in many European countries such as Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Switzerland. Germany is an outlier...

August 12, 2014