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Whit Monday in Spain

Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday. It is the day after Pentecost, also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday, which commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible.

Is Whit Monday a Public Holiday?

Whit Monday is a public holiday in Barcelona, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

White dove in the air
The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.
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About Whit Monday

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Whit Monday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010MonMay 24Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2011MonJun 13Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2012MonMay 28Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2013MonMay 20Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2014MonJun 9Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2015MonJun 1Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2016MonMay 16Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2017MonJun 5Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2018MonMay 21Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2019MonJun 10Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2020MonJun 1Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona

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