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Hari Raya Puasa in Singapore

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Is Hari Raya Puasa a Public Holiday?

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

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
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About Hari Raya Puasa

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Hari Raya Puasa Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010FriSep 10Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2011TueAug 30Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2012SunAug 19Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2012MonAug 20Hari Raya Puasa observedNational holiday
2013ThuAug 8Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2014MonJul 28Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2015FriJul 17Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2016WedJul 6Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2017SunJun 25Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2017MonJun 26Hari Raya Puasa observedNational holiday
2018FriJun 15Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday
2019WedJun 5Hari Raya PuasaNational holiday

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