Burkina Faso Public Holidays List 2023
Following are the list of Public, Office, School, Bank Holidays in Burkina Faso year 2023
|1||01 Jan, Sunday||New Year||National holiday|
|2||02 Jan, Monday||Day off for New Year||National holiday|
|3||03 Jan, Tuesday||Burkina Faso Popular Uprising Day||National holiday|
|4||08 Mar, Wednesday||International Women's Day||National holiday|
|5||20 Mar, Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|6||10 Apr, Monday||Easter Monday||National holiday|
|7||22 Apr, Saturday||Eid al-Fitr||National holiday|
|8||01 May, Monday||Labour Day||National holiday|
|9||18 May, Thursday||Ascension Day||National holiday|
|10||21 Jun, Wednesday||June Solstice||Season|
|11||29 Jun, Thursday||Eid al-Adha||National holiday|
|12||05 Aug, Saturday||National Day||National holiday|
|13||15 Aug, Tuesday||Assumption of Mary||National holiday|
|14||23 Sep, Saturday||September Equinox||Season|
|15||27 Sep, Wednesday||The Prophet's Birthday||National holiday|
|16||01 Nov, Wednesday||All Saints||National holiday|
|17||11 Dec, Monday||Proclamation of Independence Day||National holiday|
|18||22 Dec, Friday||December Solstice||Season|
|19||25 Dec, Monday||Christmas Day||National holiday|
New Year (01 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Day off for New Year (02 Jan) : New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Burkina Faso Popular Uprising Day (03 Jan) : Burkina Faso Popular Uprising Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso
International Women's Day (08 Mar) : International Women's Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso
March Equinox (20 Mar) : March Equinox in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)
Easter Monday (10 Apr) : Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Eid al-Fitr (22 Apr) : Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Labour Day (01 May) : Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day (18 May) : Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
June Solstice (21 Jun) : June Solstice in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)
Eid al-Adha (29 Jun) : Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
National Day (05 Aug) : National Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso
Assumption of Mary (15 Aug) : The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
September Equinox (23 Sep) : September Equinox in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)
The Prophet's Birthday (27 Sep) : Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
All Saints (01 Nov) : All Saints is a public holiday in Burkina Faso
Proclamation of Independence Day (11 Dec) : Proclamation of Independence Day is a public holiday in Burkina Faso
December Solstice (22 Dec) : December Solstice in Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou)
Christmas Day (25 Dec) : Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.