Top events in Rwanda

June
01

The traditional Kwita Izina naming ceremony in which community members suggest names for a new born infant has been adopted for the gorillas. Park...

June
16

I wanted to inform you of a new enterprising event that has been started this year, called the Cultural Week.

From 16th June-23rd June, in...

July
16

Rwanda is developing a reputation as the centre of a burgeoning film industry and its annual film festival is attracting talent from all over...

Rwanda Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
February
01
Heroes' Day
Start date:
1 February 2017
April
07
Genocide Memorial Day
Start date:
7 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
July
01
Independence Day
Start date:
1 July 2017
July
04
Liberation Day
Start date:
4 July 2017
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2017
October
01
Patriotism Day
Start date:
1 October 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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