The Democratic Republic of The Congo has a total of 18 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 Type
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 National holiday
Martyrs of Independence Day
Friday January 4 National holiday
Anniversary of President Laurent Kabila’s Assassination
Wednesday January 16 National holiday
Anniversary of Prime Minister Patrice Emery Lumumba’s Assassination
Thursday January 17 National holiday
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday February 14 Observance
International Women's Day
Friday March 8 Observance
International Francophonie Day
Wednesday March 20 Observance
Education Day
Tuesday April 30 National holiday
May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Liberation Day
Friday May 17 National holiday
Music Festival
Friday June 21 Observance
Independence Day observed
Saturday June 29 National holiday
Independence Day
Sunday June 30 National holiday
Parents' Day
Thursday August 1 National holiday
World Tourism Day
Friday September 27 Observance
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25 National holiday
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 31 Observance