Mawlid al-Nabi

Mawlid al Nabi 2018 Man 1-01Mawlid Al-Nabi, meaning Birth of the Prophet, is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. Mawlid Al-Nabi is celebrated in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. In 2018, Mawlid Al-Nabi will be celebrated on 20 November, in almost all Islamic countries and other countries that have a significant Muslim population.

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Mawlid al-Nabi

Mawlid Al-Nabi, meaning Birth of the Prophet, is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. Mawlid Al-Nabi is celebrated in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. In 2017, Mawlid Al-Nabi will be celebrated on 1 December, in almost all Islamic countries and other countries that have a significant Muslim population.

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Happy father’s day, Indonesia!

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On 12 November, people in Indonesia are celebrating Father’s Day. This celebration was actually declared on 12 November 2006 by PPIP, a community of inter-religion communication, simultaneously in two cities, Solo in Central Java and Maumere in East Nusa Tenggara. The declaration was based on the fact that fathers also hold a vital role in building a family, and that parents are an inseparable unity, so if there is a Mother’s Day, there should also be a Father’s Day. Continue reading