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Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad in Indonesia

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 Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad a Public Holiday?

Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2023, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

The Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, pictured above.

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Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad Observances

Note: During a public holiday, government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2018SatApr 14Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday
2019WedApr 3Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday
2020SunMar 22Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday
2021ThuMar 11Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday
2022MonFeb 28Ascension of the Prophet MuhammadPublic Holiday
2023SatFeb 18Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024ThuFeb 8Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025TueJan 28Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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