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HARI RAYA PUASA

When is Hari Raya Puasa in 2021?

Hari Raya Puasa in 2021 is on the Thursday, 13th of May (5/13/2021).

Hari Raya Puasa is on the 133th day of 2021. There are 232 days left in the year.

Hari Raya Puasa Facts

  • Date: May 13, 2021
  • 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
  • Sun
  • May 24, 2020
  • Thu
  • May 13, 2021

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Singapore in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 12, 2021Feb 12Chinese New Year
SaturdaySatFeb 13, 2021Feb 132nd day of Chinese New Year
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SaturdaySatMay 01, 2021May 01Labour Day
ThursdayThuMay 13, 2021May 13Hari Raya Puasa
WednesdayWedMay 26, 2021May 26Vesak Day
TuesdayTueJul 20, 2021Jul 20Hari Raya Haji
MondayMonAug 09, 2021Aug 09National Day
ThursdayThuNov 04, 2021Nov 04Deepavali / Diwali
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas Day