Tag Archives: Public Holidays 2012

Eid ul fitr 2012 / Hari Raya Puasa 2012 / Lebaran 2012

Eid ul fitr is a Muslim holiday which marks the end of Ramadan. Ramadan is a holy month of fasting under Islamic traditions, which requires practitioners to fast from dawn to sunset for an entire month. The word “Eid” is an Arabic word which means festivity or festival and the word “Fitr” is an Arabic word which means “breaking the fast.” Eid ul fitr is essentially a time of festivities celebrating the breaking of a month of fasting, the gifts of God, as well as a time of seeking forgiveness for sins and other wrongdoings.

Mid Autumn Festival 2012 / Mooncake Festival 2012

Mid autumn festival 2012 is a festival of the moon cakes. In the year 2012, the festival will fall on 30 September.

This festival is for the Chinese all over the world. This day normally falls on a weekend. This gives chances to all Chinese to come back home from wherever they are, to join their family and share a meal together. Mid-autumn is connected with other holidays like National Day holiday, which falls from 1-7 October. In addition, Chinese people will enjoy their moon holiday from 30 September to 7 October. Is that not a great holiday?