What is Hari Raya Haji Singapore?

What is Hari Raya Haji Singapore?

What is Hari Raya Haji Singapore?

10 July 2022
Hari Raya Haji10 July 2022, SundayMonday, 11 July 2022, will be a public holiday if your rest day falls on 10 July 2022. Christmas Day25 December 2022, SundayMonday, 26 December 2022, will be a public holiday if your rest day falls on 25 December 2022.

How is Hari Raya Haji celebrated?

Sacrifice of a sheep, cow, goat, buffalo or camel, Eid prayersEid al-Adha / Observances

Is Hari Raya Haji A celebration?

Eid Adha, more commonly known as Hari Raya Haji, is one of two Muslim holidays in Singapore. Hari Raya Haji is an important religious holiday observed by Muslims around the world. The Islamic calendar consists of two Eid celebrations – Hari Raya Puasa (Eid Fitr) and Hari Raya Haji (Eid Adha).

What does Hari Raya Haji mark?

Hari Raya Haji is celebrated to mark the end of the haj, the holy pilgrimage to Mecca that all Muslims are encouraged to make at least once in their lifetime. It is one of two major Muslim festivals in Singapore that is celebrated as a public holiday, the other being Hari Raya Puasa.

What is Hari Raya Haji and Puasa?

Hari Raya Puasa falls on 13 May this year. However, it’s not to be confused with Hari Raya Haji which follows on 19 July. Directly translated from Malay to English, the term hari raya means “big (or grand) day of rejoicing”¹ and can refer to any celebration or festive occasion.

What is the difference between Hari Raya and Haji?

Is Hari Raya Puasa the same as Eid Al Fitr?

After 30 days of contemplation and prayer, Muslims celebrate Hari Raya Puasa (Eid al-Fitr) to mark the end of the holy fasting month. On the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, also known as Dhu al Hijja, over 2 to 3 million Muslims embark on the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

Do non Muslims celebrate Hari Raya?

The differences in backgrounds are not a barrier to Hari Raya Puasa celebrations as the festival is important to all Muslims. Non-Muslims may also participate in the festivities, such as visiting the Geylang Serai light up and its bazaar.

Is Hari Raya Haji Eid Mubarak?

Eid Mubarak, which means ‘Have a blessed Eid’ is appropriate for both Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji.