Good Friday is a religious holiday for Catholic and Christians to commemorate the death of Jesus. The calculation for Good Friday dates is depending on the date for Easter. While Christmas is always celebrated on 25 December, Easter must be celebrated on Sunday, hence, the different dates for Easter every year. Christmas was calculated based on the solar system calendar while Easter is calculated based on both moon and solar system calendars.
|2019||19 April||Friday||Good Friday|
|2020||10 April||Friday||Good Friday|
Good Friday holiday in 2019 is expected to fall on 19 April. Since the holiday always falls on a Friday, this means every year, you will be able to enjoy 3 days weekend on Good Friday holiday. This way, you will be able to plan your long weekend holiday ahead.
Good Friday is a popular holiday for people around the world. Usually, for Good Friday celebration, there will be a theatrical performance to remember the day when Jesus was crucified. Some mass will be ended with 33 dings of church bells. Those dings represent every year of Jesus’ lives. Some churches also place a giant cross in the middle of the church for people to touch.
For Catholics, Good Friday is also the time for lent and stay away from eating meat, from beef to chicken, to lamb and pork. The practice is to remember the hardship Jesus had to go through as a way of sin repentance. However, Catholics are still allowed to consumed fish, reptilians, amphibious animal, and shellfish to complement their protein needs.
Besides going to the mass, visiting religious sites mentioned above is an excellent way to deepen and strengthen your religious views. This way, the sacred moment of Good Friday and the Ascension Day of Jesus can be adequately observed.
For those of you who are not celebrating, you can still use this holiday to go on a vacation with the family. By discovering the dates of the holiday early, you can plan your vacation ahead of time. Use Traveloka for easy flights hotel bookings and save more money by utilizing the Flights + Hotel package. By using booking this combo, you will be able to get a better deal and book the two at one go. Let's plan your holiday with Traveloka!