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Isra and Mi'raj in Brunei

Isra and Mi'raj, also known as Al Isra' wal Miraj, is observed on the 27th day of the month of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. This event marks the night that Allah (God) took Mohammad (also known as Mohamed or Muhammed) on a journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and then to heaven.

Is Isra and Mi'raj a Public Holiday?

Isra and Mi'raj is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.
The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.
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Isra and Mi'raj Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010FriJul 9Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2011WedJun 29Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2012SunJun 17Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2013ThuJun 6Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2014TueMay 27Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2015SatMay 16Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2016ThuMay 5Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2017MonApr 24Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2018FriApr 13Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2019WedApr 3Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday
2020SunMar 22Isra and Mi'rajPublic Holiday

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