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Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day) in Malaysia

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Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

Local names

NameLanguage
Hari Raya Aidil Fitri (pergantian hari)Malay
Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day)English
Aidil Fitri (Ersatztermin)German

Alternative name

Aidil Fitri (Replacement Day)

Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day) 2014

Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day) does not occur in 2014

Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day) 2015

Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day) does not occur in 2015
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Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.

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About Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day)

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Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueAug 212012Hari Raya Puasa (Replacement Day)National holiday
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