Public holidays and observances in Burundi

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year Public Holiday
February 5 Tuesday Unity Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 6 Saturday President Ntaryamira Day Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday Labour Day National holiday
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 1 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 12 Monday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 13 Sunday Prince Louis Rwagasore Day Public Holiday
October 21 Monday President Ndadaye's Day Public Holiday
November 1 Friday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year Public Holiday
February 5 Wednesday Unity Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 6 Monday President Ntaryamira Day Public Holiday
May 1 Friday Labour Day National holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 1 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 13 Tuesday Prince Louis Rwagasore Day Public Holiday
October 21 Wednesday President Ndadaye's Day Public Holiday
November 1 Sunday All Saints' Day Silent Day
November 2 Monday All Saints' Day observed National holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year Public Holiday
February 5 Friday Unity Day Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 6 Tuesday President Ntaryamira Day Public Holiday
May 1 Saturday Labour Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 1 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 13 Wednesday Prince Louis Rwagasore Day Public Holiday
October 21 Thursday President Ndadaye's Day Public Holiday
November 1 Monday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year Public Holiday
February 5 Saturday Unity Day Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 6 Wednesday President Ntaryamira Day Public Holiday
May 1 Sunday Labour Day National holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 1 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 13 Thursday Prince Louis Rwagasore Day Public Holiday
October 21 Friday President Ndadaye's Day Public Holiday
November 1 Tuesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday