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Amun Jadid in Philippines

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.

Is Amun Jadid a Public Holiday?

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

In 2022, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

A lantern is often used as a symbol for the month of Muharram, the Islamic month of mourning.

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About Amun Jadid

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Amun Jadid Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017FriSep 22Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2018WedSep 12Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2019SatAug 31Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2020ThuAug 20Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2021TueAug 10Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2022SatJul 30Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2023WedJul 19Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2024MonJul 8Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2025FriJun 27Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2026WedJun 17Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2027SunJun 6Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday

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