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Holidays & Observances in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. It is made up of many different cultural groups, the most common of which is Shona. Holidays and traditions vary amongst the different people. Christianity and indigenous beliefs are about equally popular in Zimbabwe and are often combined to create a belief system known as Syncretic. Christian holidays and traditional ceremonies are the most important celebrations in Zimbabwe and remain so even though the country has seen many years of violence recently. Holiday celebrations almost always include music as music is an essential part of Zimbabwean life.


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Country Observances

Common Observance Country Holiday Observance Type Holiday Date
Christmas Christmas Eve Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Christmas Christmas National, Federal, Bank, Public
Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Boxing Day - St. Stephen's Day Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Good Friday Good Friday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Holy Saturday Holy Saturday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Easter Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs
Easter Monday Easter Monday Spiritual, Religious, Beliefs