SA Public Holidays Zululand Zulu Cultural Events 2019

SA Public Holidays Zululand Zulu Cultural Events 2019

SA Public Holidays Zululand Zulu Cultural Events 2019 – Public Holidays as stipulated by the South African Government.

 

  • 1 January (Tues): New Year’s Day
  • 21 March (Thur):  Human Rights Day – Commemoration to remind South Africans about the sacrifices that accompanied the struggle for the fulfillment of democracy in South Africa.
  • 19 April (Fri): Good Friday – Holiday based on lunar calendar and date changes yearly.
  • 22 April (Mon): Family Day – Holiday based on lunar calendar and date changes yearly.
  • 27 April (Sat): Freedom Day – Celebration of South Africa’s first non-racial democratic elections of 1994.
  • 1 May (Wed): Workers’ Day – Observed much like May Day, where it serves to pay homage to the working class of the nation.
  • 8 May (Wed): Voting Day in South Africa
  • 16 June (Sun): Youth Day – The countries reflection on the massacre of school children during the Soweto Uprising of 1976.
  • 17 June (Mon): Public holiday – As Youth Day falls on a Sunday.
  • 9 August (Fri): National Women’s Day – Commemoration of the 1956 march of about 20,000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to petition against the country’s pass laws
  • 24 September (Tue): Heritage Day – Recognition and celebration of the cultural wealth of our nation.
  • 16 December (Mon): Day of Reconciliation – Intention to foster reconciliation and national unity. Historically “Day of the Vow” or King Shaka Day in KwaZulu-Natal.
  • 25 December (Wed): Christmas Day – Celebration of the birth of Jesus.
  • 26 December (Thu): Day of Goodwill – Allows many people to give back to society after the Christmas holiday. Previously known as Boxing Day.
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SA Public Holidays Zululand Zulu Cultural Events 2019

  • 22 January: Battle of Isandlwana, 140-year anniversary.
  • 23 February: Khekhekhe First Fruits
  • Mid February: uMathayi Marula Festival
  • Early September: Royal Reed Dance /Umkhosi woMhlanga
  • 3 weeks in October: Shembe Gathering at Judea
  • Last full moon 2019:  Umkhosi Woselwa, previously known as Umkhosi Wokweshwama.

The Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu attends some of these events.

For more details on Zulu Cultural Festival Events 2019 click here.

Dates will be updated when finalized by organizers.

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SA Public Holidays Zululand Zulu Cultural Events 2019

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