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HARI RAYA PUASA

When is Hari Raya Puasa in 2019?

Hari Raya Puasa in 2019 is on the Wednesday, 5th of Jun (6/05/2019).

Hari Raya Puasa is on the 156th day of 2019. There are 209 days left in the year.

Hari Raya Puasa Facts

  • Date: Jun 05, 2019
  • 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
  • Sun
  • Jun 25, 2017
  • Fri
  • Jun 15, 2018

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Singapore in 2018

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2018Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 16, 2018Feb 16Chinese New Year
SaturdaySatFeb 17, 2018Feb 172nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriMar 30, 2018Mar 30Good Friday
TuesdayTueMay 01, 2018May 01Labour Day
TuesdayTueMay 29, 2018May 29Vesak Day
FridayFriJun 15, 2018Jun 15Hari Raya Puasa
ThursdayThuAug 09, 2018Aug 09National Day
WednesdayWedAug 22, 2018Aug 22Hari Raya Haji
TuesdayTueNov 06, 2018Nov 06Deepavali / Diwali
TuesdayTueDec 25, 2018Dec 25Christmas Day