Festivals & Holidays

Festivals & Holidays

National holidays

Date National holiday designation Notes
1 January Universal fraternity day New year
3 February Mozambican heroes day In tribute to Eduardo Mondlane
7 April Mozambican women day In tribute to Josina Machel
1 May International workers day Work day
25 June National Independence day Independence proclamation in 1975 (from Portugal)
7 September Victory Day In tribute to the Lusaka Accord signed in 1974
25 September National Liberation Armed Forces Day In tribute to the start of the armed fight for national liberation
4 October Peace and Reconciliation In tribute to the General Peace Agreement signed in Rome in 1992
25 December Family Day Christians also celebrate Christmas

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