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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.

The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.

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About Whit Monday

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Whit Monday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015MonJun 1Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2016MonMay 16Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2017MonJun 5Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2018MonMay 21Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2019MonJun 10Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2020MonJun 1Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2021MonMay 24Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2022MonJun 6Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2023MonMay 29Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2024MonMay 20Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona
2025MonJun 9Whit MondayLocal holidayBarcelona

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