1st of Muharram 2023 Holiday or Not? Are There Additional Joint Leaves at the Islamic New Year 1445 H?


BONSERNEWS.com – What day does 1 Muharram 2023 fall on?

This question is asked by many Muslims before the arrival of the Islamic new year.

The month of Muharram is the first month in the Islamic Hijri calendar.

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Thus, the arrival of the month of Muharram marks the entry of the Islamic new year.

So, what day does the 1st of Muharram 2023 fall on? Check out the following reviews!

Referring to the Hijriyah Islamic calendar published by the Indonesian Ministry of Religion, 1 Muharram 2023 will fall on Wednesday, 19 July 2023.

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Thus the Islamic New Year’s Eve will begin on the night of July 18, 2023.

This is because the Hijriyah calendar is different from the Christian calendar.

In the Hijri calendar, the turn of the day is calculated from the setting of the sun in the afternoon.

As for this year, the Hijri calendar enters the Islamic New Year 1445 Hijri.

The next question is whether 1 Muharram in the Islamic New Year is a holiday or not?

Referring to the latest Joint Decree (SKB) of 3 Ministers regarding National Holidays and Joint Leave 2023, Wednesday, 19 July 2023 is set as the Islamic New Year 1445 H, which is a red date.

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