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Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2019

Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2019

Date NameType
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 4MondayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21ThursdayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 21ThursdayHuman Rights DayPublic Holiday
Apr 3WednesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
Apr 19FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 20SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 21SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 22MondayFamily DayPublic Holiday
Apr 27SaturdayFreedom DayPublic Holiday
May 1WednesdayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday
May 8WednesdayElection DayPublic Holiday
May 12SundayMother's DayObservance
May 30ThursdayAscension DayObservance
May 31FridayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim
Jun 5WednesdayEid ul FitrMuslim
Jun 9SundayPentecostObservance
Jun 16SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 16SundayYouth DayPublic Holiday
Jun 17MondayYouth Day observedPublic Holiday
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 18ThursdayNelson Mandela DayObservance
Aug 9FridayNational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Aug 12MondayEid ul AdhaMuslim
Aug 15ThursdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Aug 23FridayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday
Sep 1SundayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
Sep 2MondayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24TuesdayHeritage DayPublic Holiday
Sep 29SundayNavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 7MondayDussehraHindu Holiday
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayObservance
Nov 10SundayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim
Dec 16MondayDay of ReconciliationPublic Holiday
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26ThursdayDay of GoodwillPublic Holiday
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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