Burundi has a total of 17 holidays in 2021. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Unity Day
Friday, February 5, 2021 Unity Day is a public holiday in Burundi
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in Burundi (Bujumbura)
President Ntaryamira Day
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 President Ntaryamira Day is a public holiday in Burundi
Labour Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 13, 2021 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Eid ul Fitr
Thursday, May 13, 2021 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.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in Burundi (Bujumbura)
Independence Day
Thursday, July 1, 2021 Independence Day is a public holiday in Burundi
Eid al-Adha
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 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.
Assumption of Mary
Sunday, August 15, 2021 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in Burundi (Bujumbura)
Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Prince Louis Rwagasore Day is a public holiday in Burundi
President Ndadaye's Day
Thursday, October 21, 2021 President Ndadaye's Day is a public holiday in Burundi
All Saints' Day
Monday, November 1, 2021 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in Burundi (Bujumbura)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.