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Holy Saturday in Botswana

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, according to the Christian bible. It is the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. It is also known as Easter Eve, Easter Even, Black Saturday, or the Saturday before Easter.

Is Holy Saturday a Public Holiday?

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

In 2019 it falls on a Saturday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

La Pietà by Michelangelo

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus (sculpture of him pictured above) lay in his tomb after he died. He was resurrected on Easter Sunday, the day after Holy Saturday, according to Christian belief.

©iStockphoto.com/Edward Lin

About Holy Saturday

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Holy Saturday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatApr 4Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2016SatMar 26Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2017SatApr 15Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2018SatMar 31Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2019SatApr 20Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2020SatApr 11Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2021SatApr 3Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2022SatApr 16Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 8Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2024SatMar 30Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday
2025SatApr 19Holy SaturdayPublic Holiday

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