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Muharram (Muslim New Year) 2024 in Brunei

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 (Muslim New Year) a Public Holiday?

Muharram (Muslim New Year) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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


About Muharram (Muslim New Year)

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Muharram (Muslim New Year) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018WedSep 12Muharram (Muslim New Year)Public Holiday
2019SunSep 1Muharram (Muslim New Year)Public Holiday
2019MonSep 2Muharram (Muslim New Year) observedPublic Holiday
2020ThuAug 20Muharram (Muslim New Year)Public Holiday
2021TueAug 10Muharram (Muslim New Year)Public Holiday
2022SatJul 30Muharram (Muslim New Year)Public Holiday
2023TueJul 18Muharram (Muslim New Year)Public Holiday
2024SunJul 7Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonJul 8Day off for Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025FriJun 27Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025SatJun 28Day off for Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedJun 17Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027SunJun 6Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonJun 7Day off for Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028ThuMay 25Muharram (Muslim New Year) (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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