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Epiphany in Sweden

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.

Local names

NameLanguage
Trettondedag julSwedish
EpiphanyEnglish
Heilige Drei KönigeGerman

Epiphany 2014

Monday, January 6, 2014

Epiphany 2015

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
List of dates for other years

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.

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About Epiphany

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Epiphany Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SatJan 61990EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 61991EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 61992EpiphanyPublic holiday
WedJan 61993EpiphanyPublic holiday
ThuJan 61994EpiphanyPublic holiday
FriJan 61995EpiphanyPublic holiday
SatJan 61996EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 61997EpiphanyPublic holiday
TueJan 61998EpiphanyPublic holiday
WedJan 61999EpiphanyPublic holiday
ThuJan 62000EpiphanyPublic holiday
SatJan 62001EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 62002EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 62003EpiphanyPublic holiday
TueJan 62004EpiphanyPublic holiday
ThuJan 62005EpiphanyPublic holiday
FriJan 62006EpiphanyPublic holiday
SatJan 62007EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 62008EpiphanyPublic holiday
TueJan 62009EpiphanyPublic holiday
WedJan 62010EpiphanyPublic holiday
ThuJan 62011EpiphanyPublic holiday
FriJan 62012EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 62013EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 62014EpiphanyPublic holiday
TueJan 62015EpiphanyPublic holiday
WedJan 62016EpiphanyPublic holiday
FriJan 62017EpiphanyPublic holiday
SatJan 62018EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 62019EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 62020EpiphanyPublic holiday

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