Rwanda has a total of 14 holidays in 2018. 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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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
Nouvel An Monday January 1 public
Jour férié légaux Tuesday January 2 public
Heroes Day Thursday February 1 public
Vendredi saint Friday March 30 public
Jour de Mémorial du Génocide Saturday April 7 public
Fête du travail Tuesday May 1 public
Fête de fin du Ramadan Friday June 15 public
Jour de l'Indépendance Sunday July 1 public
Jour de la Libération Wednesday July 4 public
Umuganura Friday August 3 public
Assomption Wednesday August 15 public
Fête du mouton Tuesday August 21 public
Noël Tuesday December 25 public
Lendemain de Noël Wednesday December 26 public