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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.


About Whit Sunday/Pentecost

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Whit Sunday/Pentecost Observances

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

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