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Whit Sunday/Pentecost in Spain

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/Pentecost a Public Holiday?

Whit Sunday/Pentecost is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, June 9, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Spain.

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.
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/Pentecost

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Whit Sunday/Pentecost Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010SunMay 23Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2011SunJun 12Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2012SunMay 27Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2013SunMay 19Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2014SunJun 8Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2015SunMay 24Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2016SunMay 15Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2017SunJun 4Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2018SunMay 20Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2019SunJun 9Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 
2020SunMay 31Whit Sunday/PentecostObservance 

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