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.
|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|