Public Holidays

Jan 01 2004 New Yearís Day.
Jan 22 Chinese New Year.
Feb 02
Hari Raya Haji (Feast of the Sacrifice).
Feb 22
Hijriah (Islamic New Year).
Feb 23
National Day.
May 02
Maulud (Birth of the Prophet).
May 31
Anniversary of Royal Brunei Malay Regiment.
Jul 15
Sultanís Birthday.
Sep 12
Israk Mikraj (Ascension of the Prophet).
Oct 15
Start of Ramadan.
Nov 14 - 16
Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan).
Dec 25
Christmas.
Jan 01 2005
New Yearís Day.
Jan 21
Hari Raya Haji (Feast of the Sacrifice).
Feb 09
Chinese New Year.
Feb 10
Hijriah (Islamic New Year).
Feb 23
National Day.
Apr 21
Maulud (Birth of the Prophet).
May 31
Anniversary of Royal Brunei Malay Regiment.
Jul 15
Sultanís Birthday.
Sep 01
Israk Mikraj (Ascension of the Prophet).
Oct 03
Start of Ramadan.
Nov 03 - 05
Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan).
Dec 25
Christmas.


Note : Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Hari Raya Puasa, Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Restaurants are closed during the day and Muslims are prohibited from smoking and drinking. Some disruption may continue into Hari Raya Puasa itself. Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji may last anything from 2 to 10 days.

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