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Muharram/New Year in Malaysia

Quick Facts

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.

Local names

NameLanguage
Hari Awal MuharramMalay
Muharram/New YearEnglish
MuharramGerman

Alternative name

Awal Muharram

Muharram/New Year 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Muharram/New Year 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
List of dates for other years

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.

Muharram New Year

There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.

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About Muharram/New Year

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Muharram/New Year Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueJul 241990Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SatJul 131991Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
ThuJul 21992Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
MonJun 211993Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
FriJun 101994Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
WedMay 311995Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SunMay 191996Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
FriMay 91997Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
TueApr 281998Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SatApr 171999Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
ThuApr 62000Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
MonMar 262001Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
FriMar 152002Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
WedMar 52003Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SunFeb 222004Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
ThuFeb 102005Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
TueJan 312006Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SatJan 202007Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
ThuJan 102008Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
MonDec 292008Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
FriDec 182009Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
WedDec 82010Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SunNov 272011Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
ThuNov 152012Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
TueNov 52013Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SatOct 252014Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
WedOct 142015Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
MonOct 32016Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
FriSep 222017Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
WedSep 122018Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
SunSep 12019Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday
ThuAug 202020Muharram/New YearFederal Public Holiday

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