Public holidays and observances in Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Friday Martyrs of Independence Day Public Holiday
January 16 Wednesday Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination Public Holiday
January 17 Thursday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination Public Holiday
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Friday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Wednesday International Francophonie Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 30 Tuesday Education Day Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 17 Friday Liberation Day National holiday
June 21 Friday Music Festival Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 29 Saturday Independence Day observed Public Holiday
June 30 Sunday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 1 Thursday Parents' Day Observance
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 27 Friday World Tourism Day Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Saturday Martyrs of Independence Day Public Holiday
January 16 Thursday Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination Public Holiday
January 17 Friday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination Public Holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Sunday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Friday International Francophonie Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 30 Thursday Education Day Public Holiday
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 16 Saturday Liberation Day observed Public Holiday
May 17 Sunday Liberation Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 21 Sunday Music Festival Observance
June 30 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 1 Saturday Parents' Day Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
September 27 Sunday World Tourism Day Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Monday Martyrs of Independence Day Public Holiday
January 16 Saturday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination observed Public Holiday
January 16 Saturday Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination Public Holiday
January 17 Sunday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination Public Holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Monday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Saturday International Francophonie Day Observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 30 Friday Education Day Public Holiday
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 17 Monday Liberation Day National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
June 21 Monday Music Festival Observance
June 30 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
July 31 Saturday Parents' Day observed Public Holiday
August 1 Sunday Parents' Day Observance
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 27 Monday World Tourism Day Observance
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Tuesday Martyrs of Independence Day Public Holiday
January 15 Saturday Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination observed Public Holiday
January 16 Sunday Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination Public Holiday
January 17 Monday Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination Public Holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
March 8 Tuesday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Sunday International Francophonie Day Observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 30 Saturday May Day observed Public Holiday
April 30 Saturday Education Day Public Holiday
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 17 Tuesday Liberation Day National holiday
June 21 Tuesday Music Festival Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
June 30 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
August 1 Monday Parents' Day Observance
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 27 Tuesday World Tourism Day Observance
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance
December 31 Saturday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday