Official Holidays in Rwanda in 2017

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Rwanda List of Holidays in Rwanda in 2017

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