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Ascension Day in South Africa

Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It occurs 39 days after Easter Sunday. It is a Christian holiday that commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven, according to Christian belief.

Is Ascension Day a Public Holiday?

Ascension Day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Ascension Day marks the 40th day after Jesus Christ's resurrection, according to Christian belief.

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About Ascension Day

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Ascension Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuMay 14Ascension DayObservance
2016ThuMay 5Ascension DayObservance
2017ThuMay 25Ascension DayObservance
2018ThuMay 10Ascension DayObservance
2019ThuMay 30Ascension DayObservance
2020ThuMay 21Ascension DayObservance
2021ThuMay 13Ascension DayObservance
2022ThuMay 26Ascension DayObservance
2023ThuMay 18Ascension DayObservance
2024ThuMay 9Ascension DayObservance
2025ThuMay 29Ascension DayObservance

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