Marathon de Kigali -
Sunday June 20, 2021
Sports events : Www.kigalimarathon.org/ 2021 edition confirmed
National Day -
Thursday July 1, 2021
Secular holiday : Anniversary of independence from Belgium when sovereignty was granted in 1962 Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday
Freedom Day -
Monday July 5, 2021
Secular holiday : July 5. Anniversary of the 1973 coup. http://kwibohora.rw/
Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 9, 2021
School holidays :
Eid-ul-Adha - Feast of the Sacrifice (may be changed to the nearest day) -
Tuesday July 20, 2021
Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia.
Sunday July 25, 2021
Culture : A pan-African dance festival
Summer holiday (end) -
Monday August 2, 2021
School holidays :
Harvest festival -
Friday August 6, 2021
Secular holiday : Umuganura “Harvest day” was one of the most important ceremonies performed by Rwandans at the beginning of every harvest season. This event came second to the most important ceremony in the Rwandan kingdom, which was the enthronization of the new King.
Though we do not know exactly when “Umuganura” was introduced in Rwandan society; some literature states that, it could have been started together with the introduction of the agriculture in Rwanda during the 3rd century B.C.
Sunday August 15, 2021
Catholic : Dogma defined by the Catholic Church on November 1, 1950, when Pope Pius XII declared that at the end of her life, Mary's body and soul were assumed into Heaven.
Public holiday -
Monday August 16, 2021
Secular holiday :
Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) -
Monday September 6, 2021
Tradeshows : Https://www.intrafricantradefair.com/ in Kigali 2021 edition confirmed (provided the Covid epidemics is stopped)
Saturday September 25, 2021
Culture : Commemorates the anniversary of the abolition of the monarchy in 1961, and is marked yearly with the opening of the National Assembly.