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Events in the Islamic Calendar

Masjid Kampong Holland, 1999
Masjid Kampong Holland, 1999

Other Events

Other events celebrated at mosques include Maulud Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad) and Muharam (the start of the Islamic calendar). The highlight of these events is usually a lecture on the theme of the event, after which food is shared amongst the congregation.

Exhibition is on at the Asian Civilisations Museum till 31 December 2002. This document is part of a joint project of the Asian Civilisations Museum and the University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore. The images and accompanying text appear here with the kind permission of the Asian Civilisations Museum.

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Last updated: February 2002