Epiphany in Switzerland

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
DreikönigsfestGerman
ÉpiphanieFrench
EpifaniaItalian
BavaniaRomansh
EpiphanyEnglish

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 typeWhere it is observed
SatJan 61990EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SunJan 61991EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
MonJan 61992EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
WedJan 61993EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
ThuJan 61994EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
FriJan 61995EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SatJan 61996EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
MonJan 61997EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
TueJan 61998EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
WedJan 61999EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
ThuJan 62000EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SatJan 62001EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SunJan 62002EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
MonJan 62003EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
TueJan 62004EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
ThuJan 62005EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
FriJan 62006EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SatJan 62007EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SunJan 62008EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
TueJan 62009EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
WedJan 62010EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
ThuJan 62011EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
FriJan 62012EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SunJan 62013EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
MonJan 62014EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
TueJan 62015EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
WedJan 62016EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
FriJan 62017EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SatJan 62018EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
SunJan 62019EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
MonJan 62020EpiphanyLocal holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR

Other holidays in January 2014 in Switzerland

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