Nisfu Syaban and First Ramadhan
As announced by the Syariah Court:
Nisfu Syaban (or the middle of Syaban) falls on Wednesday, 5 August 2009.
Moon sighting to determine the first of Ramadhan is on Thursday, 20 August meaning the holy month may start the next day or Saturday, 22 August.
Marhaban Ya Syaban.