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Hari Raya Haji in Singapore

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Hari Raya Haji a Public Holiday?

Hari Raya Haji is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Hari Raya Haji

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Hari Raya Haji Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010WedNov 17Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2011SunNov 6Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2011MonNov 7Hari Raya Haji observedNational holiday
2012FriOct 26Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2013TueOct 15Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2014SunOct 5Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2014MonOct 6Hari Raya Haji observedNational holiday
2015ThuSep 24Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2016MonSep 12Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2017FriSep 1Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2018WedAug 22Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2019SunAug 11Hari Raya HajiNational holiday
2019MonAug 12Hari Raya Haji observedNational holiday

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