Public Holidays in Burundi in 2017

Burundi Upcoming Holidays in Burundi

President Ndadaye's Day
President Ndadaye's Day

21 October 2017 This National holiday is Tomorrow. Marks the assassination of a Burundian intellectual and politician in 1993

All Saints' Day
All Saints Day

1 November 2017 This National holiday is in 12 days. Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and a...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 66 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Burundi List of National Public holidays of Burundi in 2017

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


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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