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South Africa : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

South Africa : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months






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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Special Events 
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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Special Events 
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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Special Events 
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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Secular holiday 
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National Womens' Day*Tuesday August 9, 2016Secular holiday 
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Arbor Day*Thursday September 1, 2016Culture 
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Heritage Day*Saturday September 24, 2016Secular holiday 
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Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Special Events :


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Special Events :


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Special Events :


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Secular holiday :


National Womens' Day -
Tuesday August 9, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates 9 August 1956 when women participated in a national march to petition against pass laws (legislation that required African persons to carry a document on them to ‘prove’ that they were allowed to enter a ‘white area’


Arbor Day -
Thursday September 1, 2016

Culture : Lasts one week


Heritage Day -
Saturday September 24, 2016

Secular holiday : All that the people of South Africa inherit: the sum total of wild life and scenic parks, sites of scientific or historical importance, national monuments, historic buildings, works of art, literature and music, oral traditions and museum collections together with their documentation.