Burundi has a total of 17 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
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1
Unity Day
Tuesday February 5
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
President Ntaryamira Day
Saturday April 6
Labour Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Ascension Day
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Thursday May 30
Eid ul Fitr
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Tuesday June 4
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Independence Day
Monday July 1
Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Monday August 12
Assumption of Mary
Thursday August 15
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Sunday October 13
President Ndadaye's Day
Monday October 21
All Saints' Day
Friday November 1
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25