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Amun Jadid in Philippines

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

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Amun Jadid Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
WedDec 82010Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
SunNov 272011Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
ThuNov 152012Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
TueNov 52013Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
SatOct 252014Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
ThuOct 152015Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
MonOct 32016Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
FriSep 222017Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
WedSep 122018Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
SunSep 12019Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 
ThuAug 202020Amun JadidMuslim, Common Local holidays 

Quick Facts

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

Amun Jadid 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Amun Jadid 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in October 2016 in Philippines

United Nation Holiday on October 3, 2016

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