Information about Good Friday
The crucifixion of Jesus.
Significance: Good Friday is a religious holiday and commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. The holiday is observed during Holy Week and it's a widely-instituted legal holiday in many national governments around the world.
Worship services; prayer and vigil services; fasting; almsgiving
Legal holiday in:
Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, the countries of the Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Finland, Germany, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, parts of the USA, Venezuela