The people of Dubai celebrate the Islamic New Year with fireworks. They spend the first day of the month Hijri with great joy. The day is celebrated with religious belief and sentiment. The calendar of the Muslim is Hijri. The first month of the Hijri calendar is Muharram. The first day of Muharram is celebrated as Islamic New Year.
In addition, Muslims from other countries observe Islamic New Year in different ways. Today is our discussion about the Islamic new year celebration. Let us know some more details about this.
What is Hijri new year?
The Hijri New Year is basically a festival of Muslims. The first day of Muharram is called the beginning day Hijri New Year. Like the other calendars, the Hijri calendar also has New Year. Through which the new year arrives in the Hijri. The Hijri calendar begins with Muharram. Periodically it crosses Zilhaj and ends the year.
The Hijri calendar completes the year 11 days less than the English calendar. The Hijri calendar mainly runs according to the activities of the moon. Islamic New Year will be celebrated on upcoming August 31 this year.
How do Muslims celebrate the Islamic New Year?
Muslims celebrate the Islamic New Year through various activities. Although there are different celebration systems in each country, the main goal is to celebrate the day. Some people celebrate with fireworks, some people celebrate with the happy rally and some others celebrate the Islamic New Year with fasting. Since Muharram is recognized as a holy month, religious Muslims spend the day fasting and praying on Islamic New Year.
However, people in the Middle East countries arrange a lot of decorations and coloring in the Islamic New Year. They blow up balloons in the sky, play with fireworks and arrange a lot of lightning that flashes on the highway. In many countries, religious marches are being carried out with Islamic marks on the head. However, whatever the way of celebration is, the goal for everyone is to make a lot of fun.
In addition to this, Muslim young men and women are now exchanging Islamic New Year greetings by sending SMS or image. It can be said that the Muslims celebrate the Islamic New Year through a lot of organized events. Many have already completed preparations for this year’s Islamic New Year celebration. On this day, Muslims are also seen distributing sweets to each other.
What are the 12 Islamic months?
There are 12 months in the Hijri calendar. 12 months make one year. However, many do not know the names of these 12 months due to the lack of usage of the Hijri calendar. As a Muslim, everyone should memorize Islamic 12 months. It is not a difficult task to memorize them. The names are pretty audible too so you will also love it. Take a quick look at the 12 Islamic months of the Hijri calendar.
The name of 12 months at a glance:
- Rabi al Awwal
- Robi al Thani
- Jumad al Awwal
- Jumad al Thani
Dubai New Year fireworks 2019
Perhaps Dubai celebrates the Islamic New Year in the most splendid way. On this evening, the whole city of Dubai is lightened by the flames of fireworks. The laser beam of fireworks is thrown towards the sky. Laser ray flashes the sky of Dubai. The tallest building in the world Burj Al Khalifa gets the decoration like a bride.
Besides, extensive lighting and fireworks are also arranged in other high-rise buildings. Preparations for this year’s Islamic New Year have already been completed. Various fireworks places have been decorated for the festival. If you would like to see the amazing fireworks, you can visit the following spots:
- BURJ KHALIFA FIREWORKS
- BurjKhalifa & The Dubai Fountain
- Souk Al Bahar
- Burj Plaza
- PALM JUMEIRAH FIREWORKS
- BURJ AL ARAB FIREWORKS
- DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY FIREWORKS
The portrait of Islamic New Year celebration of the Muslim world has been mentioned here. But if you are a fancy person, you can look differently at Dubai Fireworks. We wish everyone on the day of the Islamic New Year can spend in joy and happiness.