Burkina Faso Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Aid El Segheir (End of Ramadan), Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Aid El Segheir itself. Aid El Segheir and Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) may last up to several days, depending on the region.

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
January
03
Anniversary of the 1966 Coup d'
Start date:
3 January 2022
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2022
April
18
Easter Monday
Start date:
18 April 2022
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2022
May
01
Aid El Segheir (End of Ramadan)
Start date:
1 May 2022
May
26
Ascension Day
Start date:
26 May 2022
July
09
Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice)
Start date:
9 July 2022
July
30
El am Hejir (Islamic New Year)
Start date:
30 July 2022
August
04
Revolution Day
Start date:
4 August 2022
August
05
Independence Day
Start date:
5 August 2022
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2022
October
09
Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad)
Start date:
9 October 2022

Celebrated 5 days later for Shi'a.

October
15
Anniversary of the 1987 Coup d'
Start date:
15 October 2022
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2022
December
11
Proclamation of the Republic
Start date:
11 December 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022
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