Tag: Public Holiday

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Traditionally a Christian holiday celebrating the day of anticipation of Jesus of Nazareth. Christmas Eve is largely celebrated by groups of people gathering in many places from well known parks, shopping malls and churches in …
Election Day

Election Day

South Africa’s Election day history Before the 1994 Election day, South Africa’s history is a dark and dim looking grave of unfairness and white supremacy control. It was not always like that but eventually led …

Mothers Day

Mothers Day, an important day in South Africa to commemorate and celebrate all things motherly and maternal. It is not an actual public holiday but usually falls over a weekend and so all moms do …

Workers Day

A day to commemorate the working class. A public holiday to celebrate and recognise the people who form and continuously build the framework and foundation of the country. A day for the workers. It is …

Freedom Day

This day in 1994 saw the first free and fair election of South Africa. The struggle of the apartheid regime which saw many people shed blood in the name of freedom and fairness was over. …

Easter Sunday

The Christian holiday that always follows Holy Saturday, the day where Jesus was put to rest in his tomb, after Good Friday, where Jesus of Nazareth, the Christian Messiah, was executed via means of hanging …

Holy Saturday

The Christian holiday always following Good Friday, Holy Saturday is the celebrated day when Jesus of Nazareth who was put on trial and executed through means of crucifixion alongside two thieves the day before, is …
Good Friday a Christian Holiday

Good Friday

Good Friday a Christian Holiday A Christian Holiday called Good Friday which reminisces on the awful bloody crucifixion of the Christian Messiah, Jesus Christ, or Jesus of Nazareth. The crucifixion took place in Judea in …

New Years Day

The history of the famous New Years Day New Years Day actually has its roots in both the Julian Calendar, where it is, together with January named and celebrated after the pagan god Janus, who …

Public Holidays 2016

Public Holidays are usually those days that we all look forward to especially if they fall next to a weekend. Gives the public a chance to have an extended rest. Most businesses and non-essential services …