Public Holidays in Burundi in 2019

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Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 41 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Independence Day
Independence Day

1 July 2019 This National holiday is in 73 days. Marks Burundi's independence from Belgium in 1962

Eid Al Adha
Eid al-Adha

12 August 2019 This National holiday is in 115 days. The Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar. It falls on ...

Burundi List of national public holidays of Burundi in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Tuesday February 05 Unity Day
Saturday April 06 President Ntaryamira Day
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day International Labour Day
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday July 01 Independence Day
Monday August 12 Eid Al Adha Date varies on Lunar cycle
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day
Sunday October 13 Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Monday October 21 President Ndadaye's Day
Friday November 01 All Saints' Day
Wednesday 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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