Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday in South Africa?
New Year’s Day is a public holiday for the general population according to South Africa Holidays 2025. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.
How is New Year’s Celebrated in South Africa?
Many people in South Africa get a day off on the occasion of New Year’s day. Very often the New Year celebrations take place outdoors in South Africa because of the exciting summer weather experienced by many parts of the Southern hemisphere during that new year’s time of the year. New Year’s Day celebrations are so popular that they last for almost two days in South Africa.
Friends and family engage in get togethers on December 31st itself and as the old year wanes, the New Year strikes in and is welcomed with euphoria, excitement and elation. It is quite common to welcome the New Year with fireworks and, in some instances, some magnificent firework displays. The most spectacular New Year’s is celebrated with 80,000 spectators at the foot of Table Mountain. This is a landmark that overlooks the whole of Cape Town, the capital city of South Africa.
New Year’s Day Observances
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|2019||మంగళ||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
|2020||బుధ||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
|2021||శుక్ర||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
|2022||శని||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
|2023||ఆది||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
|2024||సోమ||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
|2025||బుధ||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||పబ్లిక్ సెలవు|
New Year Celebrations in Other Countries
- New Year’s Day in Russia
- New Year’s Day in Romania
- New Year’s Day in Canada
- New Year’s Day in the United States
- New Year’s Day in Singapore
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