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Tanzania (United Republic of) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

Tanzania (United Republic of) : 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: Shilling (TZS)
Internet domain: .tz - Telephone code: +255 - International dialing code: 000 - GMT offset: +3 (DST: no)
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Monday January 10, 2022Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday January 12, 2022Celebration of the Zanzibar RevolutionSecular holiday
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Sunday February 27, 2022MarathonSports events
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Friday March 4, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday March 14, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday April 3, 2022Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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Thursday April 7, 2022Karume DaySecular holiday
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Thursday April 14, 2022Mid-term holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday April 19, 2022Mid-term holiday (end)School holidays
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Tuesday April 26, 2022Union DaySecular holiday
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday May 3, 2022End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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Tuesday June 14, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday July 1, 2022Banks are closedBanks only
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Friday July 1, 2022Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF)Tradeshows
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Thursday July 7, 2022Saba SabaSecular holiday
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Saturday July 9, 2022Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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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. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Winter holiday (end)

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Monday January 10, 2022
School holidays : Www.moe.go.tz
2021-2022 calendar based on www.istafrica.com
International School of Tanganika
issued by the Ministry of Education
Schooling mandatory till age 12
Teaching language: Swahili, English
schools are closed on Sunday
school uniforms required

Dates confirmed dates till July 2022; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
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Celebration of the Zanzibar Revolution

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Wednesday January 12, 2022
Secular holiday :

Marathon

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Sunday February 27, 2022
Sports events : Www.kilimanjaromarathon.com/ Kilimanjaro Marathon - 2022 edition confirmed

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Friday March 4, 2022
School holidays :

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Monday March 14, 2022
School holidays :

Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Sunday April 3, 2022
cards/flowers :

Karume Day

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Thursday April 7, 2022
Secular holiday : Abeid Amani Karume (4 August 1905 – 7 April 1972) was the first President of Zanzibar. He obtained this title as a result of a revolution which led to the deposing of His Majesty Sir Jamshid bin Abdullah, the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar, in January 1964. Three months later, the United Republic of Tanzania was founded, and Karume became the first Vice President of the United Republic with Julius Nyerere of Tanganyika as president of the new country. He was the father of Zanzibar's former president, Amani Abeid Karume [Wikipedia]

Mid-term holiday (beginning)

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Thursday April 14, 2022
School holidays :

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 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.

Mid-term holiday (end)

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Tuesday April 19, 2022
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Union Day

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Tuesday April 26, 2022
Secular holiday : Commemorates the unification of Tanganyika and Zanzibar in 1964

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 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 .

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Monday May 2, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Tuesday May 3, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Tuesday June 14, 2022
School holidays :

Banks are closed

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Friday July 1, 2022
Banks only :

Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF)

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Friday July 1, 2022
Tradeshows : lasts 2 weeks 2022 edition confirmed

Saba Saba

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Thursday July 7, 2022
Secular holiday : seven seven (July 7) in Swahili. Marks the 1954 founding of the Tanzanian political party, TANU, the Tanganyika African National Union Also refers to the Dar es salaam International Trade Fair Day Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day)

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Saturday July 9, 2022
Muslim, Sufi :