Beginning of school year -
Monday September 5, 2016
School holidays (please double check) :
National Heroes Day -
Saturday September 17, 2016
Secular holiday : Birthday of the man considered to be the nation's founder, Antonio Agostinho Neto. Born in 1922 in the Bengo province and educated as a doctor, Neto was a powerful force in Angolan history, as well as one of the country's foremost poets. He led the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (PMLA) in the fight for Angola's independence from Portugal.