Public Holidays in Burundi in 2018

Burundi Upcoming Holidays in Burundi

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

10 May 2018 This National holiday is in 19 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Independence Day
Independence Day

1 July 2018 This National holiday is in 71 days. Marks Burundi's independence from Belgium in 1962

Assumption Day
Assumption of Mary

15 August 2018 This National holiday is in 116 days. The Feast of the Assumption is the principal feast of the Blessed Virgin, the mother of...

Burundi List of National Public holidays of Burundi in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday February 05 Unity Day
Friday April 06 President Ntaryamira Day
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday July 01 Independence Day
Wednesday August 15 Assumption Day
Wednesday August 22 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Saturday October 13 Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Sunday October 21 President Ndadaye's Day
Thursday November 01 All Saints' Day
Tuesday 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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