National Day of South Africa

National Day of South Africa

The national day of South Africa is on the 27th of April and is called Freedom Day. Freedom Day in South Africa as a national day is a public holiday as is celebrated on 27 April. The national day of South Africa is to celebrate freedom as well as commemorates the first post-apartheid elections held on that day in 1994. Below is also the public holidays celebrated in South Africa.

Public holidays in South Africa

These are the public holidays in South Africa.

Date Name Instituted
1 of January New Year’s Day 1910
21 of March Human Rights Day 1990
The Friday before Easter Sunday Good Friday 1910
The Monday following Easter Sunday Family Day 1980
27 of April Freedom Day 1994
1 of May Workers’ Day 1995
16 of June Youth Day 1995
9 of August National Women’s Day 1995
24 of September Heritage Day 1995
16 of December Day of Reconciliation 1995
25 of December Christmas Day 1910
26 of December Day of Goodwill (formerly Boxing Day) 1910

 

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