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The Prophet's Birthday in Fiji

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

Is The Prophet's Birthday a Public Holiday?

The Prophet's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.

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The Prophet's Birthday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonJan 5The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2016MonDec 12The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2017FriDec 1The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2018MonNov 19The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2019MonNov 11The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2020ThuOct 29The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2021TueOct 19The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2022SatOct 8The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2022MonOct 10Day off for The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2023WedSep 27The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2024MonSep 16The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
2025FriSep 5The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday

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