Public Holidays in Kenya


The following days are observed as public holidays in Kenya

New Years Day: 1st January
Good Friday
Easter Monday
Labour day: 1st May
Madaraka Day*: 1st June, Commemorating when Kenya achieved internal self rule (1st June, 1964)
Mashujaa Day*: 20th October, Dedicated to the heroes of the independence struggle
Jamhuri (Independence) Day*: 12th December, Kenya attained independence from Great Britain (12th December, 1963)
Christmas Day: 25th December
Boxing Day: 26th December
Idd-ul-Fitr: As announced by the Chief Kadhi

* Kenya National Holiday
Any holiday falling on a Sunday becomes a public holiday the following Monday.

Public Holidays in Burundi

DATE DESIGNATION EN FRANCAIS ENGLISH DESIGNATIONS
January 1st Nouvel an New Year
February 5th Fete de l' Unite Unity Day
April 6th La Mort du president NTARYAMIRA Death of President NTARYAMIRA
May 1st Fete du travail Work Day
July 1st Fete de l' Independence Independence Day
August 15th Assumption Assumption
October 13th La Mort du Prince Louis RWAGASORE Death of the Prince Louis RWAGASORE
October 21st La Mort du president Melchior NDADAYE Death of President Melchior NDADAYE
November 1st Toussaint All Saints Day
December 25th Noel Christmas

Holidays without specific days

April: Paques/Easter
May: Ascension/Ascencion
Muslim Day: Iddi L Fitri
Muslim Day: Iddi L Haji