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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?

This is a provincial public holiday. Schools, businesses, and government offices in the province observing this holiday will be closed. In Spain, each province observes two holidays in addition to the holidays of the Autonomous Community and national holidays.

The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.

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Whit Monday Observances

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

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