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Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2015

Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2015

Date NameType
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Jan 3SaturdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim
Feb 17TuesdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
Mar 6FridayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 21SaturdayHuman Rights DayPublic Holiday
Mar 21SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 3FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 4SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 5SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 6MondayFamily DayPublic Holiday
Apr 27MondayFreedom DayPublic Holiday
May 1FridayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance
May 14ThursdayAscension DayObservance
May 16SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
May 24SundayPentecostObservance
Jun 15MondaySchool holidayObservance
Jun 16TuesdayYouth DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 13MondayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim
Jul 18SaturdayEid ul FitrMuslim
Jul 18SaturdayNelson Mandela DayObservance
Aug 9SundayNational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Aug 10MondaySchool holidayObservance
Aug 10MondayNational Women's Day observedPublic Holiday
Aug 29SaturdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Sep 4FridayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday
Sep 17ThursdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24ThursdayEid ul AdhaMuslim
Sep 24ThursdayHeritage DayPublic Holiday
Sep 25FridaySchool holidayObservance
Oct 13TuesdayNavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 15ThursdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
Oct 22ThursdayDussehraHindu Holiday
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayObservance
Dec 16WednesdayDay of ReconciliationPublic Holiday
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26SaturdayDay of GoodwillPublic Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance

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