Public Holidays in Burundi in 2016

Burundi List of National Public holidays of Burundi in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Friday February 05 Feb 5 Unity Day
Wednesday April 06 Apr 6 President Ntaryamira Day
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International Labour Day
Monday May 02 May 2 Labour Day Holiday Probable as Labour Day falls on a Sunday
Thursday May 05 May 5 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Friday July 01 Jul 1 Independence Day
Monday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day
Monday September 12 Sep 12 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday October 13 Oct 13 Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Friday October 21 Oct 21 President Ndadaye's Day
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints' Day
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Christmas Day (observed)


National Holiday


  • If a holiday falls on Sunday, a public holiday may be observed on the following Monday. This depends on a formal announcement by the Government, which may only happen close to the date of the holiday

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