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Whitsunday in Latvia

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 Whitsunday a Public Holiday?

Whitsunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, June 9, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Latvia.

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.

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About Whitsunday

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Whitsunday Observances

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

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