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Ramadan begins 2024 in Brunei

Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion. The last third of Ramadan is a particularly holy period, as it commemorates when the Koran's (Qu'ran) first verses were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (Mohammad or Muhammed).

Is Ramadan begins a Public Holiday?

Ramadan begins is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The month of Ramadan begins when the Waxing Crescent Moon can be observed in the evening sky.


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Ramadan begins Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018WedMay 16Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
2019MonMay 6Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
2020SatApr 25Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
2021WedApr 14Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
2022SunApr 3Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
2022MonApr 4Ramadan begins observedPublic Holiday
2023ThuMar 23Ramadan beginsPublic Holiday
2024TueMar 12Ramadan begins (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025SatMar 1Ramadan begins (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedFeb 18Ramadan begins (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonFeb 8Ramadan begins (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028FriJan 28Ramadan begins (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2028SatJan 29Ramadan begins observed (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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