Jeûne genevois 2020

September 10, 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland

Jeûne genevois takes place on September 10, 2020. Jeûne genevois (meaning Genevan fast) is a public holiday in the canton of Geneva, Switzerland which occurs on the Thursday following the first Sunday of September. It dates back to the 16th century. The religious fasting of Jeûne genevois is not widely followed. Plum pie is often served as dessert in Geneva homes on Jeûne genevois. Banks and post offices along with many shops, restaurants and bars close for the day. However, unlike Thanksgiving in the U.S., which also falls on a Thursday, a four-day weekend is not wontedly taken and most businesses are open on Friday. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is Jeûne genevois?
Geneva, Switzerland
When is Jeûne genevois?
Thursday, the 10th of September 2020
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