Check the list of South Africa public holidays 2014 declared by South Africa Govt. Check dates in year 2014 for New Year Day, Human Rights Day, Good Friday, Freedom Day, Workers’ Day, Youth Day, Day of Reconciliation, Christmas Day, Day of Goodwill.
Below are the dates for the public holidays declared by Department of Home Affairs, South Africa for the year 2014 :
|South Africa Public Holidays 2014|
|January||1||Wednesday||New Year’s Day|
|March||21||Friday||Human Rights Day|
|April||18||Friday||Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)*|
|April||21||Monday||Family Day (Monday after Easter Sunday)*|
|August||9||Saturday||National Women’s Day|
|December||16||Tuesday||Day of Reconciliation|
|December||26||Friday||Day of Goodwill|
- South Africa has 12 public holidays as determined by the Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994). The Act determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.
- * The dates on which Good Friday and Easter Sunday fall are determined according to the ecclesiastical moon. That varies each year but they fall at some point between late March and late April.
- **The Public Holidays Act (Act No 36 of 1994 [PDF]) determines whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.
- For more detail visit Public Holidays 2014.