Awal Ramadan

Awal Ramadan is a public holiday in the state of Johor, Malaysia, and it is observed on the first day of the Ramadan month, which is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

Ramadan is a month of fasting, and Muslims will fast for the whole month of Ramadan, and Awal Ramadan is the first day starting the fasting. The fasting is only the daylight hours, starting right before the dawn and ending at sunset.

All healthy adult Muslims are required to fast during the holy month of Ramadan, however, children, seniors or pregnant women who physically or mentally incapable are exempt.

During the fasting daylight time, people are not allowed to have food or drink, so it is recommended have a meal before the dawn.

The following is the list of Awal Ramadan from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Awal RamadanApr 13, 2021Tuesday
Awal RamadanApr 03, 2022Sunday
Awal RamadanMar 23, 2023Thursday
Awal RamadanMar 12, 2024Tuesday
Awal RamadanMar 01, 2025Saturday

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