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South Africa (Limpopo) - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070

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full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for South Africa (Limpopo)



Internet extension: .za - Telephone code: +27 - International dialing code: 09 - GMT offset: +2 (DST: no)
Currency: Rand (ZAR) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Thursday January 1, 2015Secular holiday 
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beginning of school year**Saturday January 17, 2015School holidays 
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beginning of school year**Saturday January 17, 2015School holidays 
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end of school yearTuesday December 1, 2015School holidays 
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Day of Reconciliation**Wednesday December 16, 2015Secular holiday 
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Christmas Day*Friday December 25, 2015Catholic or protestant 
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Day of Goodwill*Saturday December 26, 2015Secular holiday 
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New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celbrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Beginning of school year -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

School holidays : Www.gov.za official calendar - no school on Saturday - school uniform required -- confirmed till Dec 2018


Beginning of school year -
Wednesday January 17, 2018

School holidays : Https://www.kwathabeng.co.za
official calendar
35% of black Africans, 32% of coloureds, 61% of Indians/Asians and 76% of white citizens have completed high school
number of instructional days per year in lower secondary education: 200 days
Teaching languages: English, Afrikaans, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
schools may remain open on Saturday
school uniforms required
University of Cape Town ranking: Times Higher Education #148/QS ranking #191/Shanghai #201-300
University of the Witwatersrand ranking: Times Higher Education #182/QS ranking #364/Shanghai #201-300
University of KwaZulu-Natal ranking: Times Higher Education #501-600/QS ranking #751-450/Shanghai #401-500
We carry all confirmed dates till Dec 2018
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End of school year -
Friday December 1, 2017

School holidays :


Day of Reconciliation -
Saturday December 16, 2017

Secular holiday : Started in 1994 (at the end of apartheid), to foster national unity between South African communities. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Christmas Day -
Monday December 25, 2017

Catholic or protestant : Since pre-historic times in Europe, festivities (bonfires, offrerings) were marking the beginning of longer hours of daylight with fires and ritual. The Roman festival of Saturnalia lasted several days in December (gambling and offerings). Germanic tribes also celebrated mid-winter (drinking and rituals). The Bulgarian (with Koleduvane) and the Polish (with Gwiazdka) perpetuate this tradition. Jesus of Nazareth was probably born in springtime (Reformists favour autumn). But in the 4th century, December 25th was chosen for the celebration of his birth by Pope Julius I (Bishop Liberus is also mentioned in 354 A.D.). Thus, a Christian element was introduced in the long-established mid-winter festivals. Before 1582, the Papal States and other Italian city states celebrated New Year’s Day on Christmas Day.


Day of Goodwill -
Tuesday December 26, 2017

Secular holiday : Boxing Day was renamed Day of Goodwill in 1994 to split from South Africa's colonial past, and to include all South Africans.