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Ascension Day in Sweden

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.

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Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection according to Christian belief.
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 132010Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuJun 22011Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 172012Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 92013Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 292014Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 142015Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 52016Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 252017Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 102018Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 302019Ascension DayPublic holiday
ThuMay 212020Ascension DayPublic holiday

Quick Facts

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

Ascension Day 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Ascension Day 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

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