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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
  • Wed
  • Jun 05, 2019

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Singapore in 2019

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
TuesdayTueJan 01, 2019Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 05, 2019Feb 05Chinese New Year
WednesdayWedFeb 06, 2019Feb 062nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriApr 19, 2019Apr 19Good Friday
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2019May 01Labour Day
SundaySunMay 19, 2019May 19Vesak Day
MondayMonMay 20, 2019May 20Vesak Day Holiday
WednesdayWedJun 05, 2019Jun 05Hari Raya Puasa
FridayFriAug 09, 2019Aug 09National Day
SundaySunAug 11, 2019Aug 11Hari Raya Haji
MondayMonAug 12, 2019Aug 12Hari Raya Haji Holiday
SundaySunOct 27, 2019Oct 27Deepavali / Diwali
MondayMonOct 28, 2019Oct 28Deepavali Holiday
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2019Dec 25Christmas Day