Public Holidays in Lesotho in 2019

Lesotho Upcoming Holidays in Lesotho

Africa Day
Africa Day

25 May 2019 This National holiday is in 5 days. Commemoration on May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 10 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

King's Birthday
King's Birthday

17 July 2019 This National holiday is in 58 days. Marks the birthday of His Majesty King Letsie III, who was born on 17 July 1963

Lesotho List of national public holidays of Lesotho in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday March 11 Moshoeshoe I's Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Worker's Day International Labour Day
Saturday May 25 Africa Day Heroes' Day
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Wednesday July 17 King's Birthday
Friday October 04 Independence Day
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday


  • If a public holiday falls on a weekend, it is not moved to a weekday.

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