on 2024-05-09 (2 months from now)
Ascension Day in Sweden, also known as Kristi himmelsfärdsdag in Swedish, is a Christian holiday that commemorates the belief of Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven. It falls on the 40th day of Easter, always on a Thursday. In Sweden, it is a public holiday and a time for many people to take a day off work and spend time with family and friends. It is also a day when many Swedes take part in outdoor activities, such as picnics and nature walks, to enjoy the spring season. Additionally, some churches may hold special services to commemorate the meaning of Ascension Day.
How to recognize Ascension Day at work?