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Pentecost Monday in Switzerland

Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday. It is the day after Pentecost, also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible.

The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.
The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.
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About Pentecost Monday

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Pentecost Monday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
MonMay 242010Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonJun 132011Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonMay 282012Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonMay 202013Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonJun 92014Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonMay 252015Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonMay 162016Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonJun 52017Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonMay 212018Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonJun 102019Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
MonJun 12020Pentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS

Quick Facts

Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.

Pentecost Monday 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016 (All except Valais)

Pentecost Monday 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017 (All except Valais)

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Other holidays in May 2016 in Switzerland

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