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Whit Monday in Sweden

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. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit.

About Whit Monday

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Whit Monday Observances

Whit Monday in Sweden has not been observed since 2004.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2000MonJun 12Whit MondayPublic holiday
2001MonJun 4Whit MondayPublic holiday
2002MonMay 20Whit MondayPublic holiday
2003MonJun 9Whit MondayPublic holiday
2004MonMay 31Whit MondayPublic holiday

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