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Holidays and Observances in Burkina Faso in 2020

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Holidays and Observances in Burkina Faso in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew YearPublic Holiday
Jan 3FridayBurkina Faso Popular Uprising DayPublic Holiday
Mar 8SundayInternational Women's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 9MondayDay off for International Women's DayPublic Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday
May 1FridayLabour DayPublic Holiday
May 21ThursdayAscension DayPublic Holiday
May 24SundayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 31FridayEid al-AdhaPublic Holiday
Aug 5WednesdayNational DayPublic Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryPublic Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 29ThursdayThe Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Nov 1SundayAll SaintsPublic Holiday
Nov 2MondayDay off for All SaintsPublic Holiday
Dec 11FridayProclamation of Independence DayPublic Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday

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