South Africa Public Holidays 2021 - Check Complete List of Public Holidays in South Africa
by Maria Thomas | Updated Mar 15, 2021
South Africa Public Holidays 2021
South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by many distinct ecosystems. Landlocked hunting expedition destination Kruger Park is inhabited by game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons on the Garden Route, and also the city of Cape Town, below flat-top Table Mountain.
South Africa Public Holidays 2021 are the time of the year when we enjoy, relax and have fun. The delight and enjoyment that holidays in general create knows no bar. Holidays are also one of the most anticipated days in the year. South Africa has a number of South African Public Holidays 2021 that are of different types from National holidays, religious/ cultural holidays to even international holidays. Religious and cultural holidays are generally the most awaited holidays because these holidays generally come as multiple days. And it is usually during festivals that families get together and celebrate.
Public Holidays in South Africa 2021
The public holidays South Africa gives people a general idea of how thye can plan their holidays and concord with family and friends. Moreover these 2021 South African public holidays also help in advance booking of tickets if youare plannng to go out of station. there are chances that these dates might be updated by the Government of South Africa. Keep yourself updated by visiting here often where we update these dates. Given below are the South Africa public holidays 2021.
|1 Jan 2021 (Fri)||New Year's Day|
|21 Mar 2021 (Sun)||Human Rights Day|
|22 Mar 2021 (Mon)||Public Holiday|
|2 Apr 2021 (Fri)||Good Friday|
|5 Apr 2021 (Mon)||Family Day|
|27 Apr 2021 (Tue)||Freedom Day|
|1 May 2021 (Sat)||Workers' Day|
|16 Jun 2021 (Wed)||Youth Day|
|9 Aug 2021 (Mon)||National Women's Day|
|24 Sep 2021 (Fri)||Heritage Day|
|16 Dec 2021 (Thu)||Day of Reconciliation|
|25 Dec 2021 (Sat)||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec 2021 (Sun)||Day of Goodwill|
|27 Dec 2021 (Sun)||Public Holiday|
Significance of South Africa Public Holidays
Some of the holidays celebrated by South Africa are unique to them for instance, The Day of Reconciliation that is celebrated honoring the end of Apartheid and celebrate the unity of the country. This day falls on the 16th of December every year. Similarly they are also known for celebrating the heritage day. Though Heritage is something that is also celebrated internationally, the South Africans took a step further and dedicated a day to celebrate their ancestors and heritage reminding themselves about their roots. just like how they revere their ancestors South Africans also respect the youth and as such celebrate the Youth Day. but this day has much more significance than just respecting the youth because this is the day when the Soweto Uprising took the lives of many youths and the Youth day is a day for remembering them.
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Yes, Kruger National Park in South Africa
2 April 2021 is Good Friday