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Ascension Day in Iceland

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven, according to Christian belief.

Is Ascension Day a Public Holiday?

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

Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection, according to Christian belief.

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About Ascension Day

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Ascension Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuMay 14Ascension DayNational holiday
2016ThuMay 5Ascension DayNational holiday
2017ThuMay 25Ascension DayNational holiday
2018ThuMay 10Ascension DayNational holiday
2019ThuMay 30Ascension DayNational holiday
2020ThuMay 21Ascension DayNational holiday
2021ThuMay 13Ascension DayNational holiday
2022ThuMay 26Ascension DayNational holiday
2023ThuMay 18Ascension DayNational holiday
2024ThuMay 9Ascension DayNational holiday
2025ThuMay 29Ascension DayNational holiday

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