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Namibia : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months


Currency: Dollar (NAD)
Internet domain: .na - telephone code: +264 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 10, 2022Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday February 14, 2022Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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Monday March 21, 2022Independence DayNational Day
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Sunday April 3, 2022Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Sunday April 17, 2022EasterCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Monday May 2, 2022Labour DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Wednesday May 4, 2022Cassinga DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 9, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Africa DaySecular holiday
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Friday June 10, 2022Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Sunday June 19, 2022Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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Tuesday July 26, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Summer holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.moe.gov.na
Official calendar published by the Ministry of Education
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Teaching language: English
Schools close on Sunday
School uniforms may be required

Dates confirmed till Jan 2023

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Valentine's Day

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Monday February 14, 2022
cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Independence Day

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Monday March 21, 2022
Secular holiday : It became the 160th member of the UN on 23 April 1990

Daylight Saving Time

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Sunday April 3, 2022
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Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
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.

Easter

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Sunday April 17, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

Labour Day

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Monday May 2, 2022
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 .

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Monday May 2, 2022
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Cassinga Day

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Wednesday May 4, 2022
Secular holiday : The Battle of Cassinga, Cassinga Raid or Kassinga Massacre was a controversial South African airborne attack on a South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) refugee camp and military base at the former town of Cassinga, Angola on 4 May 1978. Conducted as one of the three major actions of Operation Reindeer during the South African Border War, it was the South African Army’s first major air assault (Wikipedia)

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Monday May 9, 2022
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Africa Day

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
Secular holiday : On the 25th of May 1963 the Organisation of African Unity was established at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Its purpose was to promote the unity and solidarity of African states, defend the sovereignty of all members, eradicate all forms of colonialism, promote international cooperation having due regard for the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, coordinate and harmonise member states economic, diplomatic, educational, health, welfare, scientific and defence policies.

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

Winter holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 10, 2022
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Fathers' Day

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Sunday June 19, 2022
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Winter holiday (end)

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Tuesday July 26, 2022
School holidays :