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Mozambique : 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: Metical (MZM)
  • Internet domain: .mz - Telephone code: +258 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +2 (DST: no)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday January 1, 2023School holidaysSchool holidays
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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Wednesday January 11, 2023Beginning of school yearSchool holidays
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    Friday February 3, 2023Heroes DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    School holidays

    Sunday January 1, 2023
    School holidays : Official calendar gazetted by the Ministry of Education
    Schooling is mandatory till age 12
    50% of children do not attend school
    Teaching language: Portuguese
    schools close on Sunday
    school uniforms may be required

    We carry confirmed dates till Feb 2023

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

    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

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Beginning of school year

    Wednesday January 11, 2023
    School holidays :

    Heroes Day

    Friday February 3, 2023
    Secular holiday : Marks the assassination of Frelimo's leader Eduardo Mondlane in 1969. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Valentine's Day

    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