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South Africa (Northern Cape) - 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 (Northern Cape)



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Easter**Monday April 1, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Family Day*Tuesday April 2, 2019Secular holiday 
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first mid-term (end)Wednesday April 10, 2019School holidays 
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Freedom Day*Saturday April 27, 2019National Day 
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Optional bridge dayTuesday April 30, 2019Secular holiday 
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Labour Day*Wednesday May 1, 2019Secular holiday 
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Youth Day**Sunday June 16, 2019Secular holiday 
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second mid-term (beginning)Saturday June 22, 2019School holidays 
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second mid-term (end)Wednesday July 17, 2019School holidays 
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National Womens' Day*Friday August 9, 2019Secular holiday 
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Optional bridge daySaturday August 10, 2019Secular holiday 
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school holidaySaturday August 10, 2019School holidays 
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Heritage Day**Tuesday September 24, 2019Secular holiday 
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third mid-term (beginning)Saturday September 28, 2019School holidays 
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third mid-term (beginning)Wednesday October 9, 2019School holidays 
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Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Family Day -
Monday April 2, 2018

Secular holiday : It was typical in South Africa to take a day off of work after Easter. This day, which is also known as Easter Monday, was renamed as Family Day in 1995. This extra day off for the holiday was meant to give families more quality family time together and to allow them to go on vacations with friends and family.


First mid-term (end) -
Tuesday April 10, 2018

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Freedom Day -
Friday April 27, 2018

Secular holiday : Commemorates the first post-apartheid elections, where South Africans of all races were freely allowed to determine the future of their newfound democracy. Held in 1994, they saw Nelson Mandela elected as President. 2019 date not confirmed


Optional bridge day -
Monday April 30, 2018

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Labour 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 .


Youth Day -
Saturday June 16, 2018

Secular holiday : In 1975 protests started in African schools after a directive from the then Bantu Education Department that Afrikaans had to be used on an equal basis with English as a language of instruction in secondary schools. The issue, however, was not so much the Afrikaans as the whole system of Bantu education which was characterised by separate schools and universities, poor facilities, overcrowded classrooms and inadequately trained teachers. On 16 June 1976 more than 20 000 pupils from Soweto began a protest march. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday Previously known as Soweto Day.


Second mid-term (beginning) -
Friday June 22, 2018

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Second mid-term (end) -
Tuesday July 17, 2018

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National Womens' Day -
Thursday August 9, 2018

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’


Optional bridge day -
Friday August 10, 2018

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School holiday -
Friday August 10, 2018

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Heritage Day -
Monday September 24, 2018

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. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Third mid-term (beginning) -
Friday September 28, 2018

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Third mid-term (beginning) -
Tuesday October 9, 2018

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