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Isra and Miraj in Kuwait

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 Miraj a Public Holiday?

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


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

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About Isra and Miraj

Read more about Isra and Miraj.

Isra and Miraj Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatMay 16Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2016ThuMay 5Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2017ThuApr 27Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2018FriApr 13Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2019WedApr 3Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2020SunMar 22Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2021ThuMar 11Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2022TueMar 1Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2023SatFeb 18Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2024WedFeb 7Isra and MirajOfficial holiday
2025MonJan 27Isra and MirajOfficial holiday

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