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All Saints’ Day
Burkina Faso

All Saints’ Day 2021, 2022 and 2023 in Burkina Faso

All Saints’ Day is a holiday in Burkina Faso every 1 November. On this day, Christian believers remember known and unknown saints of past centuries. All Saints’ Day is a significant occasion on the traditional Christian calendar, and is observed by millions of Christians around the world.

YearDateDayHoliday
20211 NovMonAll Saints' Day
20221 NovTueAll Saints' Day
20231 NovWedAll Saints' Day
20241 NovFriAll Saints' Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

While most of the people of Burkina Faso subscribe to Islam, about a quarter follow Christianity. And the great majority of Christians in Burkina Faso are Roman Catholic, to whom the holy day called All Saints’ Day often has great meaning.

As in France and other “Francophone” nations in Africa and throughout the world, Catholics in Burkina Faso celebrate All Saints’ Day by decorating the graves of deceased loved ones with floral wreaths. If possible, the Toussaint is the flower of choice for this purpose.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
20201 NovSunAll Saints' Day
20191 NovFriAll Saints' Day
20181 NovThuAll Saints' Day
20171 NovWedAll Saints' Day