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Public holidays in Angola

Angola has fifteen public holidays over the year. These are:

Date English Name Angolan Name Remarks
January 1 New Year's Day
February 4 Day of the Beginning the Armed Struggle Celebrates the beginning in 1961 of Angolan War of Independence
March 8 International Women's Day
March 23 Day of Southern Africa Liberation Celebrates the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale
April 4 Day of Peace and Reconciliation End of the Angolan Civil War
April 14 Youth day
May 1 Labour Day
September 17 Agostinho Neto's Day and National Heroes Day
November 2 All Souls Day
November 11 Independence Day
December 25 Christmas
December 31 New Year's Eve

Movable public holidays:


  • "Angola Public Holidays". Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Singapore. Retrieved 1 June 2011.