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Islamic New Year in Kuwait

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 Islamic New Year

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Islamic New Year Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatNov 262011Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
ThuNov 152012Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
TueNov 52013Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
SatOct 252014Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
ThuOct 152015Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
MonOct 32016Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
FriSep 222017Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
WedSep 122018Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
SunSep 12019Islamic New YearOfficial holiday
ThuAug 202020Islamic New YearOfficial holiday

Quick Facts

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

Islamic New Year 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Islamic New Year 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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List of dates for other years

United Nation Holiday on September 12, 2018

Fun Holiday on September 12, 2018

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