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HARI RAYA PUASA

Quick Facts : Hari Raya Puasa

  • Date: Jun 25, 2017
  • National
  • Also Called: Hari Raya Aidilfitri
  • Celebrations: Visiting relatives house, wearing traditional costumes
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Hari Raya Puasa means "Day of Celebration" is an important religious festival celebrated by the Muslims in Singapore and Malaysia. This festival is marked as the end of Ramadan that is one month of fasting.

On this day the Muslims go for prayers in mosques at early morning and followed by visiting the graves. In evening Muslims recite the takbir in mosques. For Hari Raya Puasa, oil lamps at homes and mosques are lighted from the 20th day of Ramadan and continue lighting bright until the end of the festival.

On Hari Raya Puasa everyone put on new clothes, houses are thoroughly cleaned and decorated, people celebrate the evening with friends and families with delicious food like cakes, sweets, biscuits, ketupat, rending (a meat cuisine) etc.

This festival is greeted with a great joy, symbolizes purification and renewal and signifies a victory of self-restraint.

Hari Raya Puasa Observances

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Thu
  • Oct 09, 2008
  • Sun
  • Sep 20, 2009
  • Fri
  • Sep 10, 2010
  • Tue
  • Aug 30, 2011
  • Thu
  • Aug 08, 2013
  • Mon
  • Jul 28, 2014

Singapore holidays celebrated in year 2016

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Fri
  • Jan 01, 2016
  • Mon
  • Feb 08, 2016
  • Fri
  • Mar 25, 2016
  • Sun
  • May 01, 2016
  • Sat
  • May 21, 2016
  • Tue
  • Aug 09, 2016
  • Mon
  • Sep 12, 2016
  • Sun
  • Oct 30, 2016
  • Sun
  • Dec 25, 2016