Major Event Alert – U.S. Embassy Bujumbura – Burundi

June 28, 2018


Bujumbura Marie: Boulevard du 28 Novembre and downtown


The Government of Burundi is planning celebratory events in Bujumbura on July 2, which will likely be declared a national holiday.  The exact details of the celebration activities have yet to be announced, but the Embassy expects a large parade to take place as part of the festivities.


Actions to Take:

  • Avoid areas where large crowds are gathered
  • Exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large groups, protests or demonstrations
  • Avoid using these roads as they could be closed:
  • Boulevard du 28 Novembre
  • Boulevard de L’Uprona
  • Place de L’Indépendence
  • Avenue Belvédère
  • Boulevard de la Tanzanie (Roca Golf  Hotel area)



U.S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi

During business hours: +257 22 20 7000

After hours: +257 22 20 7318 or +257 79 93 8841

Email address:

Embassy website

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444


Burundi Country Information

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