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Holidays and Observances in Rwanda in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Rwanda in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew YearPublic Holiday
Jan 2ThursdayDay After New Year's DayPublic Holiday
Feb 1SaturdayNational Heroes' DayPublic Holiday
Feb 3MondayNational Heroes' Day observedPublic Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 7TuesdayTutsi Genocide Memorial DayPublic Holiday
Apr 10FridayGood FridayPublic Holiday
May 1FridayLabor DayPublic Holiday
May 24SundayEid al-FitrPublic Holiday
May 25MondayEid al-Fitr observedPublic Holiday
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1WednesdayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Jul 4SaturdayLiberation DayPublic Holiday
Jul 6MondayLiberation Day observedPublic Holiday
Aug 7FridayUmuganura DayPublic Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryPublic Holiday
Aug 17MondayAssumption of Mary observedPublic Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayPublic Holiday
Dec 28MondayBoxing Day observedPublic Holiday

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