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

Celebration of Pentecost.
According to Christian texts, the Holy Spirit, often symbolized by a dove, descended on the apostles who received the gift of tongues. Pentecost celebrates this event.
According to Christian texts, the Holy Spirit, often symbolized by a dove, descended on the apostles who received the gift of tongues. Pentecost celebrates this event.
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About Whit Sunday

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Whit Sunday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SunMay 232010Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunJun 122011Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunMay 272012Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunMay 192013Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunJun 82014Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunMay 242015Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunMay 152016Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunJun 42017Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunMay 202018Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunJun 92019Whit SundayPublic holiday
SunMay 312020Whit SundayPublic holiday

Quick Facts

Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.

Whit Sunday 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Whit Sunday 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018

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Other holidays in June 2017 in Sweden

United Nation Holiday on June 4, 2017

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