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Whit Monday in Benin

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.

The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.

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About Whit Monday

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Whit Monday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonMay 25Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2016MonMay 16Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2017MonJun 5Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2018MonMay 21Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2019MonJun 10Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2020MonJun 1Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2021MonMay 24Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2022MonJun 6Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2023MonMay 29Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2024MonMay 20Whit MondayPublic Holiday
2025MonJun 9Whit MondayPublic Holiday

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