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Whit Sunday in Luxembourg

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, June 9, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Luxembourg.

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 Whit Sunday

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Whit Sunday Observances

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

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