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Burkina Faso Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Burkina Faso public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of November 2018, and covering calendar year 2019 Burkina Faso public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Burkina Faso public holidays news and updates.

2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Burkina Faso Maouloud Public Holiday November 20

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - Burkina Faso's "Ministère En Charge De La Fonction Publique" has a communiqué announcing that Tuesday, November 20, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Burkina Faso ("la journée de demain mardi 20 novembre est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée au Burkina Faso, conformément au calendrier des fêtes légales dans le pays") on account of the upcoming fête du Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday) annual public holiday in Burkina Faso.
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  • Jan
  • 16
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  • Burkina Faso 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The government of Burkina Faso has announced it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Burkina Faso Maouloud Public Holiday December 1

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - Burkina Faso's "Ministère En Charge De La Fonction Publique" has a communiqué announcing that Friday, December 1, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Burkina Faso ("la journée du 1er décembre est déclarée chômée et payée sur le territoire national") on account of the upcoming fête du Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday) annual public holiday in Burkina Faso.
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  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Burkina Faso Renews October 31 Public Holiday

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - Burkina Faso's Minister of Labour (Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale) has a communiqué announcing that Tuesday, October 31, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Burkina Faso ("déclarée chômé et payé").
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  • Jan
  • 30
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  • Burkina Faso 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The government of Burkina Faso has announced it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso for the calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Burkina Faso Public Holiday October 31

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - Burkina Faso's Minister of Labour (Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale) has issued the communiqué 16.808 announcing that Monday, October 31, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday in Burkina Faso ("déclarée chômé et payé").
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Burkina Faso 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The government of Burkina Faso has announced it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Nov
  • 23
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  • Burkina Faso Public Holidays Amendments

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - Burkina Faso's Cabinet (Conseil des ministres du Conseil national de la transition) has announced that it had unanimously approved changes to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso, these amendments affecting the March, September and October, non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso.
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  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Burkina Faso End of Ramadan 2015 Public Holiday

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The President of the présidium de la Fédération des associations islamiques du Burkina has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (or Korité or End of Ramadan) and related non-working public holiday in Burkina Faso would be Friday, July 17, 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Burkina Faso 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The government of Burkina Faso has announced it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Jan
  • 28
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  • Burkina Faso 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The government of Burkina Faso has announced it annual list of non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Feb
  • 11
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  • Burkina Faso Public Holiday February 12

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - The government of Burkina Faso has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12, 2013, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Burkina Faso on account of the second place obtained by the national football team in the 2013 CAN championship.
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2012

  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Burkina Faso 2012 Eid al-Fitr Public Holidays

    Fédération des associations islamiques du Burkina (Ouagadougou) - The President of the présidium de la Fédération des associations islamiques du Burkina has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (or Korité or End of Ramadan) and related non-working public holiday would be officially observed on Sunday, August 19, 2012.
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2011

  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Burkina Faso Public Holiday For Eid al-Fitr August 30

    L'Essor (Bamako) - The President of the présidium de la Fédération des associations islamiques du Burkina has announced that the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (or Korité or End of Ramadan) and related non-working public holiday would be Tuesday, August 30, 2011.
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2009

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  • 30
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  • Burkina Faso Declares November 2 Public Holiday

    Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale (Ouagadougou) - A communique, by Burkina Faso's Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale, has announced that Monday, November 2, 2009, had been declared a day in lieu public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Burkina Faso Declares 2-Day Public Holidays

    Agence de Presse Africaine (Ouagadougou) - Burkina Faso's Minister for Public Service and State Reform (ministre de la Fonction publique et de la Réforme de l'Etat), Soungalo Ouattara, announced that the government had declared next Monday and Tuesday, March 9-10, 2009, to be non-working public holidays.
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2007

  • Mar
  • 30
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  • Burkina Faso Changes Date Of Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday

    Le Faso.net - The Prophet's Birthday's observance has been moved to Sunday April 1, 2007, and a fully paid, day in lieu, for both public and private sectors, has been declared for Monday April 2, 2007.
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2001

  • Jul
  • 18
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  • Burkina Faso Amends Public Holidays Law

    Secrétariat Général du Gouvernement et du Conseil des Ministres (Ouagadougou) - The Government of Burkina Faso has gazetted the recent amendments to the 2000 public holidays law, the Loi n°011-2001/AN (JON°31 2001) ("Portant additif à la loi n°019-2000/AN du 27 juin 2000, portant institution de fêtes légales au Burkina Faso").
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2000

  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Burkina Faso Promulgate New Public Holidays Law

    Journal Officiel du Faso (Ouagadougou) - The recently voted, "Loi n°O 1 9-2000/AN du 27 juin 2000, portant institution de fêtes légales au Burkina Faso", has been gazetted thus changing the details of official public holidays in Burkina Faso.
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See also: Burkina Faso bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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