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



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Name Date Kind
Good Friday*Thursday April 2, 2020Catholic or protestant 
Family Day*Sunday April 5, 2020Secular holiday 
first mid-term (beginning)Thursday April 23, 2020School holidays 
Freedom Day*Monday April 27, 2020National Day 
Labour Day*Friday May 1, 2020Secular holiday 
first mid-term (end)Sunday May 3, 2020School holidays 
Youth Day**Tuesday June 16, 2020Secular holiday 
second mid-term (beginning)Thursday July 9, 2020School holidays 
second mid-term (end)Sunday July 26, 2020School holidays 

Good Friday -
Friday April 2, 2021

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.


Family Day -
Monday April 5, 2021

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 (beginning) -
Friday April 23, 2021

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Freedom Day -
Tuesday April 27, 2021

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.


Labour Day -
Saturday May 1, 2021

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 .


First mid-term (end) -
Monday May 3, 2021

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Youth Day -
Wednesday June 16, 2021

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 July 9, 2021

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Second mid-term (end) -
Monday July 26, 2021

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