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Holi in South Africa

Holi (Dolyatra, Doul Jatra, Basanta-Utsav) is the Hindu festival colors that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, good harvest, and fertility. It usually falls in the later part of February or March. o of the land.

Is Holi a Public Holiday?

Holi is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Holi is a time when everyone throws off the gloom of winter and rejoices in the colors and liveliness of spring.

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About Holi

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Holi Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2015–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriMar 6HoliHindu Holiday
2016WedMar 23HoliHindu Holiday
2017SunMar 12HoliHindu Holiday
2018FriMar 2HoliHindu Holiday
2019ThuMar 21HoliHindu Holiday
2020MonMar 9HoliHindu Holiday

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