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Angola : 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: Kwanza (AOA)
  • Internet extension: .ao - Telephone code: +244 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Saturday December 31, 2022Half-day holidaySecular holiday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday January 3, 2023Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Wednesday January 4, 2023Colonial Repression Martyrs' DayEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday January 15, 2023Optional holidaySecular holiday
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    Wednesday January 25, 2023Regional holidaySecular holiday
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    Saturday February 4, 2023Beginning of Armed UpraisingSecular holiday
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Tuesday February 21, 2023CarnivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday February 21, 2023CarnivalSecular holiday
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    Friday February 24, 2023Carnival holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday March 6, 2023Carnival holiday (end)School holidays
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    Wednesday March 8, 2023Womens' DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday March 23, 2023Liberation DaySecular holiday
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    Friday March 24, 2023Public holidaySecular holiday
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    Half-day holiday

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    Saturday December 31, 2022
    Secular holiday :

    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    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

    Beginning of school year

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    Tuesday January 3, 2023
    School holidays : Https://www.gpebie.ao/
    Ministry of Education
    number of instructional days: 180
    schools may open on Saturday
    school uniforms generally required

    We carry confirmed dates till July 2023

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    Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day

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    Wednesday January 4, 2023
    Culture : In tribute to the outbreak of armed struggle against the Portuguese

    Optional holiday

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    Sunday January 15, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Former Combatants and Veterans of the Motherland Day

    Regional holiday

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    Wednesday January 25, 2023
    Secular holiday : Luanda Day Luanda only

    Beginning of Armed Upraising

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    Saturday February 4, 2023
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of the 4 February of 1961 uprising, which marked the beginning of the armed struggle for the national liberation of Angola, in the history of the Portuguese fascist colonial regime, for the achievement of the national independence paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Valentine's Day

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    Tuesday February 14, 2023
    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

    Carnival

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    Tuesday February 21, 2023
    Culture :

    Carnival

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    Tuesday February 21, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Carnival holiday (beginning)

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    Friday February 24, 2023
    School holidays :

    Carnival holiday (end)

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    Monday March 6, 2023
    School holidays :

    Womens' Day

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    Wednesday March 8, 2023
    Secular holiday : The idea of an international women's day was first put forward at the turn of the 20th century amid rapid world industrialization and economic expansion that led to protests over working conditions. Women from clothing and textile factories staged one such protest on 8 March 1857 in New York City. The garment workers were protesting what they saw as very poor working conditions and low wages. The protesters were attacked and dispersed by police. These women established their first labor union two years later.

    Liberation Day

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    Thursday March 23, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Cuito Cuanavale Battle in the southwest Cuando Cubango Province between August 14, 1987 and March 23, 1988

    Public holiday

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    Friday March 24, 2023
    Secular holiday :