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Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2014

Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2014

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Jan 14TuesdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim
Feb 27ThursdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
Mar 17MondayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21FridayHuman Rights DayPublic Holiday
Apr 18FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 21MondayFamily DayPublic Holiday
Apr 27SundayFreedom DayPublic Holiday
Apr 28MondayFreedom Day observedPublic Holiday
Apr 28MondaySchool holidayObservance
Apr 29TuesdaySchool holidayObservance
Apr 30WednesdaySchool holidayObservance
May 1ThursdayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday
May 2FridaySchool holidayObservance
May 7WednesdayPublic holidayPublic Holiday
May 11SundayMother's DayObservance
May 27TuesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
May 29ThursdayAscension DayObservance
Jun 8SundayPentecostObservance
Jun 15SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 16MondayYouth DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 18FridayNelson Mandela DayObservance
Jul 24ThursdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim
Jul 29TuesdayEid ul FitrMuslim
Aug 9SaturdayNational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Aug 10SundayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Aug 17SundayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday
Aug 29FridayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 23TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24WednesdayHeritage DayPublic Holiday
Sep 25ThursdayNavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 3FridayDussehraHindu Holiday
Oct 4SaturdayEid ul AdhaMuslim
Oct 25SaturdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
Nov 1SaturdayAll Saints' DayObservance
Dec 16TuesdayDay of ReconciliationPublic Holiday
Dec 22MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26FridayDay of GoodwillPublic Holiday
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance

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