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Burundi Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Burundi public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of May 2018, and covering calendar year 2019 Burundi 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 Burundi public holidays news and updates.

2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • May
  • 16
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  • Burundi Public Holiday May 17

    Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura) - Earlier today, Burundi's Minister of Labor (ministre de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de l'Emploi), Félix Mpozeriniga, announced that Thursday, May 17, 2018, had been declared as an additional non-working public holiday in Burundi, on account of the upcoming "référendum constitutionnel".
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2016

  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Burundi End of Ramadan Public Holiday July 6

    Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura) - Burundi's President, Pierre Nkurunziza, has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd el-Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Burundi would be Wednesday, July 6, 2016, and that that date had been declared a non-working public holiday throughout Burundi ("un jour chômé et payé").
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2015

  • Jul
  • 22
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  • Burundi Public Holiday July 24

    Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura) - Burundi's Minister of Labor has announced that the President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, had declared Friday, July 24, 2015, as an additional non-working public holiday in Burundi, on account of the upcoming senatorial elections.
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2014

  • Apr
  • 2
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  • Burundi Public Holiday April 7

    Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura) - Burundi's Minister of Labor, Annonciate Sendazirasa, has announced that the Government of Burundi had declared Monday, April 7, 2014, as an additional public holiday in Burundi, due to the fact that the public holiday for the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Cyprien Ntaryamira falls on a Sunday.
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2013

  • May
  • 23
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  • Burundi November 30 EAC Public Holiday Update

    New Vision (Kampala) - The former president of Tanzania, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, has re-kindled the call for the member states of the East African Community (EAC), which includes Burundi, to declare November 30 as the East African Day public holiday "to enhance citizens' participation and awareness in the integration process".
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2011

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Burundi 2011-2012 Year-End Public Holidays Clarified

    Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura) - Burundi's Minister of Labor, Annonciate Sendazirasa, has clarified the rules regulating the upcoming Burundi 2011-2012 year-end public holidays, in particular those falling on a weekend.
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2010

  • Feb
  • 6
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  • Burundi Declares February 8 Public Holiday

    Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura) - The President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, has declared Monday, February 8, 2010, a one-off public holiday to enable civil servants and the private sector to register for the upcoming elections.
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2006

  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Burundi Declares April 6 Public Holiday

    Arib News - Earlier this week, Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza signed a decree, making April 6, the date of the assassination of President Ntaryamira, a public holiday in Burundi.
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2005

  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Burundi To Observe Muslim Public Holiday For The First Time

    Agence burundaise de presse (Bujumbura) - For the very first time, the government of Burundi decided to observe the Idd-al-Fitr (end of Ramadan) Muslim festival by declaring, Friday, November 4, 2005, a national public holiday in Burundi.
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2002

  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Burundi November 30 EAC Public Holiday Suggested

    The Kenya Times - A group of journalists from the three East African Community (EAC) states of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, have suggested to declare November 30 as an annual public holiday common to Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.
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See also: Burundi bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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