Public Holidays in Uganda in 2017

Uganda Upcoming Holidays in Uganda

NRM Liberation Day
NRM Liberation Day

26 January 2017 This National holiday is in 3 days. Marks the overthrow of the government by the National Resistance Movement in 1986

Archbishop Janani Luwum Day
Archbishop Janani Luwum Day

16 February 2017 This National holiday is in 24 days. In honour of former Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed in 1977

Womens Day
Womens Day

8 March 2017 This National holiday is in 44 days. The United Nations has declared March 8th to be a day when the world should celebrate, ...

Uganda List of National Public holidays of Uganda in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Thursday January 26 Jan 26 NRM Liberation Day
Thursday February 16 Feb 16 Archbishop Janani Luwum Day New holiday from 2016
Wednesday March 08 Mar 8 Womens Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labor Day
Saturday June 03 Jun 3 Martyr's Day
Friday June 09 Jun 9 National Heroes Day
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid-Ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha Feast of the Sacrifice
Monday October 09 Oct 9 Independence Day
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day


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