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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri 2010

Today is ABC Wednesday
H is for .....
Hari Raya!

Muslims around the world will celebrate the completion of 1 month of fasting during the holy month of Ramadhan. In Malaysia this festival is know as Hari Raya Puasa or Hari Raya Aidil Fitri. It is also known as Eid ul-Fitr in arabic. The actual date of Hari Raya will be either 9th or 10th Sept 2010 depending on whether the new moon will be sighted on Sept 8th.

I would like to wish all muslims,
Do have a safe and smooth journey home!

On today, Sept 8th, 2010, the sighting of the Syawal new moon will be held at 20 places nationwide to determine the date for Hari Raya.

The Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal will announce the date over radio and television tonight.

The places for the sighting are Menara Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Menara Universiti Malaysia Sabah (Labuan), Kuala Sungai Baru (Perlis), Kampung Pulau Sayak, Pemandangan Indah in Langkawi and Menara Alor Setar (Kedah), Pantai Pasir Panjang (Perak), Pantai Aceh (Penang), Pontian Kecil (Johor), Kompleks Falak Al-Khawarizmi in Tanjung Bidara (Malacca), Teluk Kemang (Negri Sembilan), Bukit Melawati, Pulau Angsa and Bukit Jugra (Selangor), Tanjong Lubang, Teluk Bandung and Tanjung Batu (Sarawak), Al-Biruni observatory in Putatan (Sabah), Bukit Besar, Bukit Kemuning, Pulau Perhentian and Balai Cerap Kusza (Terengganu), Bukit Peraksi, Pasir Puteh, Bukit Kampung Tembeling, Kuala Krai and Menara Bangunan SEDC (Kelantan), Bukit Tanjong Batu, Gunung Brincang and Bukit Pelindong (Pahang). — Source: Bernama

Update: It has been announced tonight that the first day of Hari Raya in Malaysia shall fall on 10th Sept, 2010.

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  1. Nice photo, interesting post. Going to iftar tonight.

  2. Nice post. Interesting to read.

  3. Great post for the H Day! Hope your week is going well! Enjoy!


  4. Greetings yo you on your festival.
    Have a grand time. :)

  5. I almost choose the same topic but change my mind last minute. Tomorrow is the last day of Ramadhan, going to be a very busy day for me.

  6. Strange story in the US about Muslims trying not to celebrate eid too much on september 11, lest it appear insensitive.

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

  7. a perfect post for H and thank you for delighting us with the photo and educating us about setting the date for the Eid celebration.
    Helen Mac, ABC team

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  9. Salam 1Malaysia & Selamat Hari Raya.


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