Rokjesdag is a Dutch term, meaning "skirt day". It is the first sunny day of the year, when women and girls start wearing (short) skirts. A great and beautiful day according to Martin Bril,[1] a Dutch writer and columnist who made the word "rokjesdag" popular in the Netherlands. Thanks to Bril, the word became a household word in the Netherlands.[2]


  1. ^ "Martin Bril: the Author, his Death and his Cancer | Laika's MedLibLog". 2009-05-23. Retrieved 2015-05-15. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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