The Democratic Republic of The Congo has a total of 22 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Weekday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1
Martyrs of Independence Day
Friday January 4
Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination
Wednesday January 16
Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination
Thursday January 17
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday February 14
International Women's Day
Friday March 8
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
International Francophonie Day
Wednesday March 20
Education Day
Tuesday April 30
May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Liberation Day
Friday May 17
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Music Festival
Friday June 21
Independence Day observed
Saturday June 29
Independence Day
Sunday June 30
Parents' Day
Thursday August 1
September Equinox
Monday September 23
World Tourism Day
Friday September 27
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 31