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#WalangPasok: December 23, 2015 is a Muslim Holiday

Muslims celebrate the birthday of their Prophet Mohammad on Dec 23, 2015. This means a 5-day long #WalangPasok Weekend!

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Long Holiday! Nov 4 is a Muslim Holiday in GenSan!

hanks to the instagram photo of City Hall beauty Tiny Mutalib who shared it on Facebook, it’s now officially confirmed that November 4, 2013 has been declared as a Local Public Holiday, being the AMON JADID (ISLAMIC NEW YEAR) by the City Government of General Santos. This is by virtue of Article 169 of Presidential Decree […]

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Nov 15 is Islamic New Year (Amun Jadid)

Tomorrow, November 15, 2012, the whole Muslim world will be celebrating the Amun Jadid or the Islamic New Year. The day corresponds to the First Day of Muharram 1434 Hijrah Calendar, according to a letter from National Commission on Muslim Filipinos‘ Field Director Guialil Kanda to the Office of the City Mayor of Gen. Santos. […]

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Maulidin Nabi, a Muslim Holiday on 26 February

Friday, February 26, 2010 is a Muslim Holiday, in observance of Maulidin Nabi or birthday of Proplet Mohammad (Peace be upon him), corresponding to the 12th day of Rab’ ul Awwal, 1430 Hijra. This, according to Memorandum No. OMMA2010-FEB-IGST-0020 to the City Government Employees of General Santos City, signed by Mayor Pedro B. Acharon, Jr. […]

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GenSan celebrates Islamic New Year 1431oo

On December 18, 2009, the whole Islam world observes the Amon Jadid or the Islamic New Year. The date corresponds to the 1st day of Muharram 1431 Hijrah, or the first day of the month of Muharram, the month in which the prophet Mohammed emigrated from Mecca to Medina.  The holiday is also called simply […]

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Feast of Eid’l Adha ushers in long weekend of reflection in GenSan

In a letter dated November 23, 2009 to the Honorable Pedro B. Acharon, Jr., City Mayor of General Santos City, Field Director Guialil R. Kanda of the Office of Muslim Affairs of Regional Office No. XII-A, informed him that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has issued Proclamation No. 1808-A declaring November 27 and 28, 2009 as Regional […]

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GenSan celebrates Izra Wal Miraj – Muslim Holiday on July 20

The local government of General Santos City through Memorandum No. OMMA2009-JUL-IGST-0201 signed by Mayor Pedro B. Acharon, Jr. has announced that Muslim and non-Muslim employees are all “excused from work” on July 20, 2009. This is in observance of Izra Wal Miraj or the Night Journey and Ascension of Prophet Mohammad, corresponding to the 27th […]

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July 30 is Muslim Holiday in Regions IX and XII

The government of the Philippines has announced that, pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 1083 of 1977, the date of Wednesday, July 30, 2008, had been chosen for this year’s celebration of Lailatul Izra Wal Miraj (Nocturnal Journey and Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad) corresponding to the 27th day of Rajab 1429 Hijra. The new Cotabato […]

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GenSan celebrates Islamic New Year

Tomorrow, January 9, 2008 has been declared as a legal Muslim Holiday by virtue of PD 1083 and Civil Service Commission Resolution No. 81.1277 dated November 13, 1981. The observance of Amun Jadid or Islamic New Year corresponds to the 1st day of Muharram 1429 Hira Amum Jadid or January 9, 2008 in the Gregorian […]

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