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Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj in Philippines

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 Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj a Public Holiday?

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

In 2020 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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

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About Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj

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Lailatul Isra Wal Mi Raj Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatMay 16Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2016ThuMay 5Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2017MonApr 24Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2018FriApr 13Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2019WedApr 3Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2020SunMar 22Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2021ThuMar 11Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2022TueMar 1Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2023SatFeb 18Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2024WedFeb 7Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday
2025MonJan 27Lailatul Isra Wal Mi RajCommon local holiday

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