Public holidays and observances in Burundi

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year Public Holiday
February 5 Monday Unity Day Public Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 6 Friday President Ntaryamira Day Public Holiday
May 1 Tuesday Labour Day National holiday
May 10 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 1 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 15 Wednesday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
August 22 Wednesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 13 Saturday Prince Louis Rwagasore Day Public Holiday
October 21 Sunday President Ndadaye's Day Public Holiday
November 1 Thursday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday

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