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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.

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Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection according to Christian belief.
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
2010ThuMay 13Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2011ThuJun 2Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2012ThuMay 17Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2013ThuMay 9Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2014ThuMay 29Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2015ThuMay 14Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2016ThuMay 5Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2017ThuMay 25Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2018ThuMay 10Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2019ThuMay 30Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll
2020ThuMay 21Ascension DayCommon local holidaysAll

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