Burkina Faso

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Burkina Faso for 2021 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 Friday Durin's Day
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 3rd Sunday Revolution Day
February 23rd Tuesday Founder's Day
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 8th Monday International Women's Day Long weekend.
March 8th Monday Mother's Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 21st Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
April 5th Monday First Contact Day
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
May 1st Saturday Labor Day
May 10th Monday Whacking Day
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
June 13th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
July 4th Sunday Freedom Day
August 5th Thursday Independence Day
August 15th Sunday Assumption of Mary
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 31st Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Monday Unification Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
September 29th Wednesday Hive Day
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
November 1st Monday All Saints' Day Long weekend.
November 24th Wednesday Hogswatch
December 11th Saturday Proclamation of the Republic
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 23rd Thursday Festivus
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 25th Saturday Winter Veil
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
December 31st Friday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.

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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="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"