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Good Friday in South Africa

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion and death, which is told in the Christian bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
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Good Friday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
FriApr 22010Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 222011Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 62012Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriMar 292013Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 182014Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 32015Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriMar 252016Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 142017Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriMar 302018Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 192019Good FridayPublic Holiday
FriApr 102020Good FridayPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.

Good Friday 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

Good Friday 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016


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