Whit Tuesday

Whit Tuesday

Whit Tuesday (syn. Pentecost Tuesday, Whitsun Tuesday) is the Christian holiday celebrated the day after Pentecost Monday, the third day of the week beginning on Pentecost. Pentecost is a movable feast in the Christian calendar, being dependent upon the date of Easter.

The Dancing Procession at Echternach takes place on Pentecost Tuesday.

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