Public Holidays In Uganda 2021: Here Is A List Of Public Holidays In Uganda 2021, and School Holidays In Uganda 2021

by Maria Thomas | Updated Feb 08, 2021 14:04 IST

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Public Holidays In Uganda 2021 though not many are scattered across the span of the year giving those who work the much needed relief from their hectic work and Public Holidays In Uganda 2021 is something that many have been wondering about especially since the birth of the New Year 2021. Public Holidays are always welcomed especially those working and in school as it is these holidays that give them a reprieve. In the article below we have compiled a list of all the Public Holidays In Uganda 2021. Read the post below to know all about the holidays in Uganda.

What Are The Public Holidays In Uganda 2021?

Holidays are the time of the year when we enjoy, relax and have fun. The delightment and enjoyment that holidays create knows no bar. People belonging to all ages, be it young children who play with their friends or the young working population who go out with their friends, love holidays. Holidays are also one of the most anticipated days in the year. Though there are always preferences as some may prefer Christmas holidays while others may enjoy Easter holidays. These preferences are very subjective but the geographical conditions and the cultural background of that locale also plays an important role in deciding these preferences. A country generally has a number of holidays that are of different types from National holidays, religious/ cultural holidays to even international holidays. Religious and cultural holidays are generally the most awaited holidays because these holidays generally come as multiple days. And it is usually during festivals that families get together and celebrate. 

What Is The List Of Public Holidays In Uganda 2021?

Uganda is a country in East - Central Africa that is landlocked by other African countries on all sides. To the East of Uganda is Kenya while to the West we have the Democratoc Republic of Congo. Towards the North of Uganda is South Sudan and towards the South is Tanzania. The Country has no access to any seas or major water bodies. But one of the major lakes  - Lake Victoria covers a substantial part of the South of the country is also a tourist spot for this country that is officially called the Republic of Uganda. This country is known for a number of National Parks all of which serve as hotspots for tourist attraction. Many who reside in the country take their children to these national Parks during their holidays. But for this you need to know the days Public Holidays In Uganda 2021. After a year of almost no action and being stuck at home almost everyone is ready to leave their homes be it school students or working people. People have been apprehensive about holidays as such but the need to know the public holidays for Uganda 2021 supersedes this fear and anxiety. Especially amongst children who are always eager for another holiday. Given below are the list of public holidays in Uganda 2021, though these dates may be modified if official announcements are made. Keep yourself updated by regularly checking back to know if the holiday dates are the same.

Public Holidays In Uganda 2021

Date And Day Holiday 
01 Jan 2021 (Friday) New Year
14 Jan 2021 (Thursday) General Elections (Public holiday)
15 Jan 2021 (Friday) General Elections (Public holiday)
26 Jan 2021 (Tuesday) NRM Liberation Day
16 Feb 2021 (Tuesday) Archbishop Janani Luwum Day
08 March 2021 (Monday) Internation Women's Day
02 Apr 2021 (Friday) Good Friday
05 April 2021 (Monday) Easter Monday
01 May 2021 (Saturday) Labor Day
13 May 2021 (Thursday) Eid-Ul-Fitr
01 June 2021 (Thursday) Martyrs' Day
09 June 2021 (Wednesday) National Heroes' Day
20July 2021 (Tuesday) Eid-Al-Adha
09 Oct 2021 (Saturday) Independence Day
25 Dec 2021 (Saturday) Christmas Day
26 Dec 2021 (Sunday) Boxing Day

What Are School Holidays In Uganda 2021?

The Knowledge of school holidays are very important for both the parents and the children as it will help them plan things accordingly matching the holidays of both the children and parents. Generally the public holidays and school holidays will match but there are times when schools are given a few extra holidays here and there. Moreover schools will also have term end holidays. This year since the general elections for 2021 happened students two extra holidays on 14th and 15th January 2021 during when the elections were conducted. 

School Holidays In Uganda 2021

Date And Day Holiday 
01 Jan 2021 (Friday) New Year
14 Jan 2021 (Thursday) General Elections (Public holiday)
15 Jan 2021 (Friday) General Elections (Public holiday)
26 Jan 2021 (Tuesday) NRM Liberation Day
16 Feb 2021 (Tuesday) Archbishop Janani Luwum Day
08 March 2021 (Monday) Internation Women's Day
02 Apr 2021 (Friday) Good Friday
05 April 2021 (Monday) Easter Monday
01 May 2021 (Saturday) Labor Day
13 May 2021 (Thursday) Eid-Ul-Fitr
01 June 2021 (Thursday) Martyrs' Day
09 June 2021 (Wednesday) National Heroes' Day
20July 2021 (Tuesday) Eid-Al-Adha
09 Oct 2021 (Saturday) Independence Day
25 Dec 2021 (Saturday) Christmas Day
26 Dec 2021 (Sunday) Boxing Day
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Public Holidays In Uganda 2021 - FAQs

1. When is Independence day celebrated in Uganda?

Independence day is celebrated in Uganda on 09 Oct 2021 (Saturday)

2. Where is Uganda?

Uganda is a country in East central Africa

3. What are some of the countries next to Uganda?

Kenya, Tanzania and Sudan are some of the countries next to Uganda

4. When is Martyrs' day observed in Uganda?

Martyrs' day is celebrated in Uganda on 01 June 2021 (Thursday)

5. When is  Archbishop Janani Luwum Day observed  in Uganda?

Archbishop Janani Luwum Day observed  in Uganda on 16 Feb 2021.


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