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Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2022

Holidays and Observances in South Africa in 2022

Date NameType
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 1TuesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21MondayHuman Rights DayPublic Holiday
Apr 15FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
Apr 16SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 18MondayFamily DayPublic Holiday
Apr 27WednesdayFreedom DayPublic Holiday
Apr 28ThursdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim
May 1SundayWorkers' DayPublic Holiday
May 2MondayWorkers' Day observedPublic Holiday
May 3TuesdayEid ul FitrMuslim
May 8SundayMother's DayObservance
May 26ThursdayAscension DayObservance
Jun 5SundayPentecostObservance
Jun 16ThursdayYouth DayPublic Holiday
Jun 19SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 10SundayEid ul AdhaMuslim
Jul 18MondayNelson Mandela DayObservance
Jul 30SaturdayMuharram/Islamic New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim
Aug 9TuesdayNational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 24SaturdayHeritage DayPublic Holiday
Oct 8SaturdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayObservance
Dec 16FridayDay of ReconciliationPublic Holiday
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26MondayChristmas Day observedPublic Holiday
Dec 26MondayDay of GoodwillPublic Holiday
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance

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