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    Typescript port of swedish-holidays a library for calculating the date of all swedish holidays for any given year.

    How to install:

    $ npm install swedish-holidays-ts

    How to use:

    import {
    } from "swedish-holidays";
    // Get an array of all holidays for the current
    const holidays = getHolidays();
    // Get an array of all holidays for a specific year
    const holidays2019 = getHolidays(2019);
    // Get an array of all upcoming holidays
    const upcoming = getUpcomingHolidays();
    // Check if today is a holiday
    const isItAHolidayToday = isHoliday();
    // Or if you want to check a specific date
    const isThisAHoliday = isHoliday(new Date("2019-12-24"));
    // Check if today is a public holiday in Sweden (see
    const isItAPublicHolidayToday = isPublicHoliday();
    // Or if you want to check a specific date
    const isThisAPublicHoliday = isPublicHoliday(new Date("2021-11-1"));

    The result will always be an Array filled with JSON formatted holiday information including name and date.

            name: 'Julafton',
            date: '2019-12-24T00:00:00.000Z',
            day: 24,
            month: 12,
            year: 2019,
            isPublicHoliday: false,
            name: 'Juldagen',
            date: '2019-12-25T00:00:00.000Z',
            day: 25,
            month: 12,
            year: 2019,
            isPublicHoliday: true,

    When using isHoliday the result is false if the provided date is not a holiday, otherwise it is the holiday JSON object.

    When using isPublicHoliday the result is false if the provided date is not a public holiday.


    If you want the holiday names to be returned using a different language than the default (Swedish), use the language JSON object and modify it before passing it to the getHolidays function.

    const { language } = require("swedish-holidays");
    const translation = { ...language };
    // This value is 'Julafton' by default.
    translation.christmasEve = "Christmas Eve";
    const holidays2019 = getHolidays(2019, translation);
    // or if you want the current year
    // supply a year that is 'falsy' e.g. undefined / null / 0 / false
    const holidays = getHolidays(0, translation);


    This library can only return valid holidays for years between 1582 and 8702.

    If an invalid year is requested, some holidays will be missing.

    Supported Holidays

    • New Year's Day / Nyårsdagen
    • Twelfth Night / Trettondagsafton
    • Epiphany / Trettondedag jul
    • Maundy Thursday / Skärtorsdagen
    • Good Friday / Långfredagen
    • Holy Saturday / Påskafton
    • Easter Sunday / Påskdagen
    • Easter Monday / Annandag påsk
    • Walpurgis Night / Valborgsmässoafton
    • May First / Första maj
    • Ascension Day / Kristi himmelsfärdsdag
    • Swedish National Day / Sveriges nationaldag
    • Pentecost Eve / Pingstafton
    • Whit Sunday / Pingstdagen
    • Midsummer Eve / Midsommarafton
    • Midsummer Day / Midsommardagen
    • All Saints Eve / Allhelgonaafton
    • All Saints Day / Alla helgons dag
    • Christmas Eve / Julafton
    • Christmas Day / Juldagen
    • Boxing Day / Annandag jul
    • New Years Eve / Nyårsafton


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