Public Holidays in Burundi in 2017

Burundi List of national public holidays of Burundi in 2017

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