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Whit Sunday in Iceland

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Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.

Local names

NameLanguage
HvítasunnudagurIcelandic
Whit SundayEnglish
PfingstenGerman

Alternative name

Pentecost

Whit Sunday 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Whit Sunday 2015

Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Pentecost is a Christian holiday commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible. It is also known as Whitsunday, or Whit Sunday.

Celebration of Pentecost.

According to Christian texts, the Holy Spirit, often symbolized by a dove, descended on the apostles who received the gift of tongues. Pentecost celebrates this event.

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About Whit Sunday

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Whit Sunday Observances

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SunMay 192013Whit SundayNational holiday
SunJun 82014Whit SundayNational holiday
SunMay 242015Whit SundayNational holiday
SunMay 152016Whit SundayNational holiday
SunJun 42017Whit SundayNational holiday
SunMay 202018Whit SundayNational holiday
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