South Sudan has a total of 21 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|Peace Agreement Day
||Wednesday||January 9||National holiday|
|International Women's Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
|Sunday||April 21||Common local holiday|
||Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 16||National holiday|
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
||Tuesday||July 9||National holiday|
||Tuesday||July 30||National holiday|
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Monday||August 12||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
||Saturday||December 28||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 31||National holiday|