Official Holidays in Rwanda in 2020

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Rwanda List of Holidays in Rwanda in 2020

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