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Whit Monday in Belgium

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.

Is Whit Monday a Public Holiday?

Whit Monday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

White dove in the air
The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.
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About Whit Monday

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Whit Monday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010MonMay 24Whit MondayNational holiday
2011MonJun 13Whit MondayNational holiday
2012MonMay 28Whit MondayNational holiday
2013MonMay 20Whit MondayNational holiday
2014MonJun 9Whit MondayNational holiday
2015MonMay 25Whit MondayNational holiday
2016MonMay 16Whit MondayNational holiday
2017MonJun 5Whit MondayNational holiday
2018MonMay 21Whit MondayNational holiday
2019MonJun 10Whit MondayNational holiday
2020MonJun 1Whit MondayNational holiday

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