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

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