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Tanzania (United Republic of) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Tanzania (United Republic of) : 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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Marathon*Sunday March 4, 2018Sports events 
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mid-term holiday (beginning)Friday March 16, 2018School holidays 
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Good Friday*Friday March 30, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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Easter Monday*Monday April 2, 2018Catholic or protestant 
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mid-term holiday (end)Tuesday April 3, 2018School holidays 
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Labor Day/May Day*Tuesday May 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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Royal weddingFriday May 18, 2018Special Events 
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summer holiday (beginning)Wednesday June 13, 2018School holidays 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Friday June 15, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)*Saturday June 16, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF)*Sunday July 1, 2018Tradeshows 
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Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF )**Saturday July 7, 2018Culture 
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Saba Saba**Saturday July 7, 2018Secular holiday 
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Peasants' DayWednesday August 8, 2018Secular holiday 
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summer holiday (end)Monday August 13, 2018School holidays 
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Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Wednesday August 22, 2018Muslim, Sufi 
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Marathon -
Sunday March 4, 2018

Sports events : Kilimanjaro Marathon - http://www.kilimanjaromarathon.com/ 2018 edition confirmed


Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Friday March 16, 2018

School holidays :


Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Easter Monday -
Monday April 2, 2018

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


Mid-term holiday (end) -
Tuesday April 3, 2018

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Heros Day (Zanzibar only) -
Sunday April 7, 2019

Secular holiday :


Union Day -
Friday April 26, 2019

Secular holiday : Commemorates the unification of Tanganyika and Zanzibar in 1964


Labor Day/May Day -
Tuesday May 1, 2018

Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .


Royal wedding -
Friday May 18, 2018

Special Events :


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday June 13, 2018

School holidays :


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Friday June 15, 2018

Muslim, Sufi :


End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Saturday June 16, 2018

Muslim, Sufi : Ends the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. There were 30 days of strict fasting from sunup to sundown in honor of the first revelation to the Prophet Mohammed.


Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) -
Sunday July 1, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 2 weeks www.tptanzania.com We carry the 2018 confirmed calendar
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the calendar for this event or one file containing confirmed calendars of most international WW tradeshows.


Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF ) -
Saturday July 7, 2018

Culture : Lasts 10 days www.ziff.or.tz in Zanzibar We carry all confirmed dates till summer 2019
Contact edit@edit.fr to get the calendar


Saba Saba -
Saturday July 7, 2018

Secular holiday : seven seven (July 7) in Swahili. Marks the 1954 founding of the Tanzanian political party, TANU, the Tanganyika African National Union Also refers to the Dar es salaam International Trade Fair Day Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Peasants' Day -
Wednesday August 8, 2018

Secular holiday :


Summer holiday (end) -
Monday August 13, 2018

School holidays :


Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Wednesday August 22, 2018

Muslim, Sufi :