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The Prophet's Birthday in Kuwait

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.

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The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.
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
2011TueFeb 15The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2012SunFeb 5The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2013ThuJan 24The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2014ThuJan 16The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2015WedDec 23The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2016MonDec 12The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2017FriDec 1The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2018WedNov 21The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2019SunNov 10The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday
2020ThuOct 29The Prophet's BirthdayOfficial holiday

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