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Events in Zimbabwe

EVENTS IN ZIMBABWE DURING 2014

Including Zimbabwe's National Holidays and other National Celebrations

The list below displays a calendar of events, national holidays and other recurring national celebrations relating to Zimbabwe.

Using the menu of months on the left will be able to access a more detailed list of events including other global religious and secular celebrations in which all, or some, of the people of Zimbabwe take part.

Zimbabwe Calendar for 2014

Zimbabwe Calendar Event Local Name On (or From-To)
Date
Origin
Date

New Years Day

1 January

This Gregorian Calendar Event being held in Zimbabwe, celebrates the first day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar

Independence Day

18 April

This National Celebration being held in Zimbabwe, Independence from United Kingdom in 1980.

International Workers' Day

Labour Day 1 May

This International Annual Commemoration Day being held in Zimbabwe, celebrates the International Labour Movement, the Worker's Unions and the rights of individual workers. It is observed, both officially and un-officially, in many countries.

Africa Day

Africa Freedom Day 25 May 1966

This International Annual Commemoration Day being held in Zimbabwe, celebrates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU)

Defence Forces Day

14 June

This National Celebration being held in Zimbabwe,

Women and Children's Day

2 July

This National Celebration being held in Zimbabwe,

Unity Day

22 December

This National Celebration being held in Zimbabwe,

Christmas Day

25 December

This Multi-faith Holy Day or Festival being held in Zimbabwe, celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ as observed by the Western Christian Church

Boxing Day

St. Stephen's Day 26 December

This Multi-faith Holy Day or Festival being held in Zimbabwe, celebrates a day of goodwill, a secular holiday and St. Stephen's Day, a religious holiday, on the day after Christmas but for whatever reason it is a widely observed holiday.