Burkina Faso

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Burkina Faso for 2019 ready to be integrated into your application.

Burkina Faso was originally named Upper Volta. It is a country in West Africa. In the early 1900’s the French colonized this territory, From 1958-1984 Burkina was known as the Republic of Upper Volta. On August 5, 1960, the Republic of Upper Volta became independent from France. The country later was renamed to Burkina Faso on August 4, 1984.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
January 3rd Thursday Revolution Day
March 8th Friday International Women's Day
March 8th Friday Mother's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
June 9th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
August 5th Monday Independence Day
August 15th Thursday Assumption of Mary
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
November 1st Friday All Saints' Day
December 11th Wednesday Proclamation of the Republic
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="BF" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"