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

South Sudan : 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 next 3 months


Iso code: SS - Internet domain: .ss - Telephone code: +211 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Sunday January 9, 2022Peace Agreementcards/flowers
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Monday February 7, 2022Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Saturday April 16, 2022Holy SaturdayCatholic
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Friday May 6, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday May 16, 2022SPLA DayNational Day
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Monday May 30, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday July 8, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)School holidays
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Saturday July 9, 2022Independence DayNational Day
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Sunday July 10, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Saturday July 30, 2022Martyr's DaySecular holiday
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Peace Agreement

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Sunday January 9, 2022
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Beginning of school year

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Monday February 7, 2022
School holidays : Http://www.gurtong.net

Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
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.

Holy Saturday

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Saturday April 16, 2022
Catholic : Paid holiday

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
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.

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
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 .

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Friday May 6, 2022
School holidays :

SPLA Day

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Monday May 16, 2022
Secular holiday : Anniversary of the founding of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA)

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Monday May 30, 2022
School holidays :

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (beginning)

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Friday July 8, 2022
School holidays :

Independence Day

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Secular holiday : Proclaimed on July 9, 2011, but already recognized by Germany and Sudan on July 8. Declared the 193th country of the UN on July 14.

Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday July 10, 2022
Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

Martyr's Day

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Saturday July 30, 2022
Secular holiday : In tribute to the late Dr. John Garang de Mabior. Waged a successful war against the Islamic Government of Sudan for almost 22 years until 2005.