Official Holidays in Rwanda in 2016

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Rwanda List of Holidays in Rwanda in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Official Holiday
Saturday New Year's Holiday Official Holiday Holiday by Presidential Order
Monday Heroes' Day Official Holiday
Friday Good Friday Official Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Easter Monday Official Holiday
Thursday Genocide against the Tutsi Memorial Day Official Holiday
Sunday Worker's Day Official Holiday International Workers' Day
Monday Worker's Day Holiday Official Holiday International Workers' Day
Friday Independence Day Official Holiday National Day
Monday Liberation Day Official Holiday
Wednesday Eid Ul Fitr Official Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday Umuganura Day Official Holiday First Friday of August
Monday Assumption Day Official Holiday
Sunday Eid El Haj Official Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Monday Mawlid Official Holiday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Sunday Christmas Day Official Holiday
Monday Boxing Day Official Holiday
Tuesday Christmas Day Official Holiday

Notes

  • Islamic holiday exact dates are subject to moon sightings and may differ from the date given
  • Except for Genocide against the Tutsi Memorial Day (7th April), if an official holiday falls on a weekend, the following working day shall be an official holiday
  • If two consecutive official holidays fall on a weekend, the two official holidays shall be compensated in one working day that follows
  • If two official holidays fall on the same working day, the following working day shall be an official holiday to compensate one of the two coinciding official holidays

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