Home   Calendar   Holidays   Russia   Lailat al-Qadr
Flag for Russia

Lailat al-Qadr in Russia

Laylat al-Qadr, also known as Shab-e-Qadr, Night of Decree, Night of Measures, is and Islamic observance that marks the anniversary of the night Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).

Is Lailat al-Qadr a Public Holiday?

Lailat al-Qadr is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Many Muslims devote their time to reading the Koran during this period.

©iStockphoto.com/wael hamdan

About Lailat al-Qadr

Read more about Lailat al-Qadr.

Lailat al-Qadr Observances

Note: Regional customs or moon sightings may cause a variation of the date for Islamic holidays, which begin at sundown the day before the date specified for the holiday. The Islamic calendar is lunar and the days begin at sunset, so there may be one-day error depending on when the New Moon is first seen.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015MonJul 13Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2016SatJul 2Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2017WedJun 21Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2018SunJun 10Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2019FriMay 31Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2020TueMay 19Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2021SatMay 8Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2022ThuApr 28Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2023MonApr 17Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2024FriApr 5Lailat al-QadrMuslim
2025WedMar 26Lailat al-QadrMuslim

We diligently research and continuously update our holiday dates and information. If you find a mistake, please let us know.

You might also like

Perseid Shooting Star Alert!

Perseid Shooting Star Alert!

The Perseid meteor shower peaks between August 12 and 14 with up to 110 shooting stars per hour. Find them with our Interactive Meteor Shower Sky Map. more

Ramadan tipical food after fast

Ramadan starts

Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. more

Muharram New Year

Muharram

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning. more