Next Muharram / Islamic New year holiday is on

7th July 2024, Sunday

What is Muharram / Islamic New year?

Muharram / Islamic New year

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is also the beginning of a new Islamic year that many Muslims consider a cultural event. The Islamic New Year does not matter on the basis of religion. Nevertheless, many Muslims take this opportunity to remember the events of the life of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). On that day, some also remember the Hegira of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his companions to the city called Medina.

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When is Muharram / Islamic New year?

How long until Muharram / Islamic New year?
Next Muharram / Islamic New year takes place in 40 Days.
Dates of Muharram / Islamic New year
2030 Friday3rd May
2029 Monday14th May
2028 Thursday25th May
2027 Sunday6th Jun
2026 Tuesday16th Jun
2025 Thursday26th Jun
2024 Sunday7th Jul
2023 Wednesday19th Jul
2022 Saturday30th Jul
2021 Monday9th Aug
2020 Thursday20th Aug
2019 Saturday31st Aug
2018 Tuesday11th Sep
2017 Thursday21st Sep
2016 Sunday2nd Oct
2015 Wednesday14th Oct
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