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Ascension Day in Iceland

Quick Facts

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.

Local names

NameLanguage
UppstigningardagurIcelandic
Ascension DayEnglish
Christi HimmelfahrtGerman

Ascension Day 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Ascension Day 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015
List of dates for other years

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven according to Christian belief.

Ascension Day

Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection according to Christian belief.

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About Ascension Day

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Ascension Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
ThuMay 172007Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 12008Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 212009Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 132010Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuJun 22011Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 172012Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 92013Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 292014Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 142015Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 52016Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 252017Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 102018Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 302019Ascension DayNational holiday
ThuMay 212020Ascension DayNational holiday

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