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Muharram/New Year 2024 in Argentina

The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar.

Is Muharram/New Year a Public Holiday?

This is a non-working holiday only for people who follow the Muslim faith. Public organizations, schools, and most businesses are open, though some private enterprises may have reduced hours.

A lantern is often used as a symbol for the month of Muharram, the Islamic month of mourning.

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Muharram/New Year Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SatAug 31Muharram/New YearMuslim, Optional holiday
2020ThuAug 20Muharram/New YearMuslim, Optional holiday
2021TueAug 10Muharram/New YearMuslim, Optional holiday
2022SatJul 30Muharram/New YearMuslim, Optional holiday
2023WedJul 19Muharram/New YearMuslim, Optional holiday
2024MonJul 8Muharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim, Optional holiday
2025FriJun 27Muharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim, Optional holiday
2026WedJun 17Muharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim, Optional holiday
2027SunJun 6Muharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim, Optional holiday
2028ThuMay 25Muharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim, Optional holiday
2029TueMay 15Muharram/New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim, Optional holiday

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