Kwibuka is a Rwandan word which means ‘to remember’ and describes the annual commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Kwibuka happens annually in Rwanda on the dates starting from April 7th for 100 days to July 15th under the theme Remember – Unite – Renew.

The annual Kwibuka commemoration features exhumation and burial ceremonies, commemoration events and high-profile visits genocide memorials all over Rwanda. These usually take place annually during the official 100 days of mourning held every year between April and July to remember the victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

The official commemoration ceremony is always held at the Nyanza genocide memorial located on the grounds of Kigali’s Ecole Technique Officielle in Kicukiro district within Kigali.

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