Public Holidays in Burundi in 2017

Burundi Upcoming Holidays in Burundi

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2017 This National holiday is in 2 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

25 May 2017 This National holiday is in 26 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Independence Day
Independence Day 

1 July 2017 This National holiday is in 63 days. Marks Burundi's independence from Belgium in 1962

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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