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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 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Muharram New Year

There may be some congestion around mosques on some days, particularly in the evenings, during Muharram.

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About Amun Jadid

Read more about Amun Jadid.

Amun Jadid Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuOct 15Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2016MonOct 3Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2017FriSep 22Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2018WedSep 12Amun JadidMuslim, Common local holiday
2019SunSep 1Amun 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

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