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Epiphany in Austria

Many Christians around the world annually celebrate Epiphany on January 6. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when St John the Baptist baptized Jesus.

3 Wise men following the star.
The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany.
The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany.
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About Epiphany

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Epiphany Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedJan 62010EpiphanyNational holiday
ThuJan 62011EpiphanyNational holiday
FriJan 62012EpiphanyNational holiday
SunJan 62013EpiphanyNational holiday
MonJan 62014EpiphanyNational holiday
TueJan 62015EpiphanyNational holiday
WedJan 62016EpiphanyNational holiday
FriJan 62017EpiphanyNational holiday
SatJan 62018EpiphanyNational holiday
SunJan 62019EpiphanyNational holiday
MonJan 62020EpiphanyNational holiday

Quick Facts

Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.

Epiphany 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Epiphany 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

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Other holidays in January 2017 in Austria

Fun Holiday on January 6, 2017

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