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2021 UGANDA HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Uganda is

25th December, SaturdayChristmas

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Uganda in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueJan 26, 2021Jan 26NRM Liberation Day
TuesdayTueFeb 16, 2021Feb 16Archbishop Janani Luwum Day
MondayMonMar 08, 2021Mar 08International Women 's Day
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Eid-al-Fitr
ThursdayThuJun 03, 2021Jun 03Martyrs' Day
WednesdayWedJun 09, 2021Jun 09National Heroes Day
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Eid al-Adha
SaturdaySatOct 09, 2021Oct 09Independence Day
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26Boxing Day

Public Holidays in Uganda

Christmas

Christmas

Saturday Dec 25, 2021

The upcoming Uganda holiday Christmas is in 58 days from today.

Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Sunday Dec 26, 2021

The upcoming Uganda holiday Boxing Day is in 59 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Saturday Jan 01, 2022

The upcoming Uganda holiday New Year's Day is in 65 days from today.

2021 Public Holidays Uganda Service

The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Uganda which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Uganda holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

A country with a vibrant culture, deep roots, and ties with its neighbors, Uganda natural resources are a sight to see. Many tourists come to Uganda by air or land. It is a landlocked country, thus cannot be accessed through the sea or oceans.

Since its independence in 1962, Uganda has had many national holidays; 15 in total. The office of the president possesses the power to create and change the public holiday. Public holidays in the nations are influenced by religion(s), culture, and social affairs. The Lunar Cycle is required in the creation of the holidays. Other holidays as observed by Christian, are also included in the general list.

The employers acknowledge these holidays regardless of the day they occur. The staff gets to spend the holiday with the family and get a full paid day off from work. Some holidays are a day-long, while others can last up to two weeks. If an employee has to work, such as doctors and nurses, the organization or company has to compensate them for that day and offer an extra day off in that week or add them to their annual leave. In Uganda, elections are considered national holidays. These days are announced at the beginning of each election year.

Due to the diversity in culture, religion, and social life, the country celebrates public holidays differently. However, the government recognizes typical holidays; businesses close down as celebration resume in homes, social centers, and restaurants.