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Whit Sunday/Pentecost in Spain

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.
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/Pentecost

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Whit Sunday/Pentecost Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
SunMay 232010Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunJun 122011Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunMay 272012Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunMay 192013Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunJun 82014Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunMay 242015Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunMay 152016Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunJun 42017Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunMay 202018Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunJun 92019Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
SunMay 312020Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 

Quick Facts

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

Whit Sunday/Pentecost 2016

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Whit Sunday/Pentecost 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in May 2016 in Spain

United Nation Holiday on May 15, 2016

Fun Holiday on May 15, 2016

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