Store Bededag is a Danish Holiday celebrated on the 4th Friday after
Easter. The day was introduced in the Danish Church in 1686 by King Christian
It is also called as General Prayer Day, All Prayers Day, Great Day of Prayers
or Common Prayer Day. The tradition on the evening before is to buy and eat
'varme hveder', a traditional bread.
Store Bededag is a statutory holiday in Denmark. General Prayer Day is also celebrated in the
Faroe Islands and Greenland as national holiday.