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Whit Sunday in Austria

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

Is Whit Sunday a Public Holiday?

Whit Sunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 23, 2021 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Austria.

According to Christian texts, the Holy Spirit, often symbolized by a dove, descended on the apostles who received the gift of tongues. Pentecost celebrates this event.

About Whit Sunday

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Whit Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunMay 24Whit SundayObservance
2016SunMay 15Whit SundayObservance
2017SunJun 4Whit SundayObservance
2018SunMay 20Whit SundayObservance
2019SunJun 9Whit SundayObservance
2020SunMay 31Whit SundayObservance
2021SunMay 23Whit SundayObservance
2022SunJun 5Whit SundayObservance
2023SunMay 28Whit SundayObservance
2024SunMay 19Whit SundayObservance
2025SunJun 8Whit SundayObservance

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