Public holidays in Mozambique

This is a list of holidays in Mozambique
Date English Name Description
January 1 New Year's Day[1]
February 3 Heroes' Day Honors the soldiers who fought for independence in 1975
Assassination of Eduardo Mondlane[2]
April 7 Women's Day
May 1 Workers' Day
June 25 Independence Day From Portugal, 1975[3]
September 7 Victory Day Lusaka Peace Agreement Day, 1974.[4]
September 25 Armed Forces Day Also Revolution Day, marks the Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) launched its first offensive against the Portuguese colonial rulers in 1964.[5]
October 4 Day of Peace and Reconciliation Marks the end of the Mozambican Civil War in 1992.[6]
December 25 Family Day
This is a list of City-specific holidays in Mozambique [7]
Date City
March 21 Tete
July 17 Chimoio
August 12 Inhambane
August 20 Beira, Mozambique
August 21 Quelimane
August 22 Nampula
August 23 Lichinga
October 7 Xai-Xai
October 18 Pemba
November 10 Maputo

References

  1. ^ "Holidays and observances in Mozambique in 2020". www.timeanddate.com. Retrieved August 23, 2020.
  2. ^ "Heroes' Day in Mozambique". Holidays Around the World. Retrieved August 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "Independence Day in Mozambique in 2021". Office Holidays. Retrieved January 14, 2021.
  4. ^ "Victory Day in Mozambique in 2020". Office Holidays. Retrieved August 23, 2020.
  5. ^ "Armed Forces Day 2020, 2021 and 2022 in Mozambique". PublicHolidays.africa. Retrieved August 23, 2020.
  6. ^ "Peace and National Reconciliation Day 2020, 2021 and 2022 in Mozambique". PublicHolidays.africa. Retrieved August 23, 2020.
  7. ^ "Public Holidays". Retrieved 23 April 2013.


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