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Epiphany in Sweden

Many Christians around the world annually celebrate Epiphany on January 6. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when St John the Baptist baptized Jesus.

3 Wise men following the star.
The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany.
The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany.
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About Epiphany

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Epiphany Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedJan 62010EpiphanyPublic holiday
ThuJan 62011EpiphanyPublic holiday
FriJan 62012EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 62013EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 62014EpiphanyPublic holiday
TueJan 62015EpiphanyPublic holiday
WedJan 62016EpiphanyPublic holiday
FriJan 62017EpiphanyPublic holiday
SatJan 62018EpiphanyPublic holiday
SunJan 62019EpiphanyPublic holiday
MonJan 62020EpiphanyPublic holiday

Quick Facts

Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.

Epiphany 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Epiphany 2018

Saturday, January 6, 2018

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Other holidays in January 2018 in Sweden

Fun Holiday on January 6, 2018

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