Public holidays in Rwanda
This is a list of public holidays in Rwanda. Rwanda observes eleven regular public holidays throughout the year, with others occasionally inserted by the government. Additionally, the week following Genocide Memorial Day on 7 April is designated an official week of mourning. The last Saturday of each month is umuganda, a national day of community service, during which most normal services close down.
|1 January||New Year's Day|
|1 February||Heroes Day|
|7 April||Genocide Memorial Day|
|1 May||Labour Day|
|1 July||Independence Day|
|4 July||Liberation Day|
|25 December||Christmas Day|
|26 December||Boxing Day|
- Embassy of Rwanda in Sudan. "Sudan and Rwanda public holidays". Retrieved July 19, 2010.
- Briggs, Philip; Booth, Janice (2006). Rwanda - The Bradt Travel Guide (3rd ed.). London: Bradt Travel Guides. p. 61. ISBN 1-84162-180-3. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
- * Gahindiro, John (2008-06-02). "Making "Umuganda" More Useful". The New Times. Retrieved July 15, 2010.
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