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Ascension Day in Switzerland

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven, according to Christian belief.

Is Ascension Day a Public Holiday?

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

Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection, according to Christian belief.

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About Ascension Day

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Ascension Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015ThuMay 14Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2016ThuMay 5Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2017ThuMay 25Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2018ThuMay 10Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2019ThuMay 30Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2020ThuMay 21Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2021ThuMay 13Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2022ThuMay 26Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2023ThuMay 18Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2024ThuMay 9Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll
2025ThuMay 29Ascension DayCommon local holidayAll

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