When is the Eid Al-Fitr?

MUSLIMS AROUND THE WORLD CELEBRATE THE EID AL-FITR FESTIVAL TO COMMEMORATE THE END OF RAMADAN.

 

 

Eid-Al-Fitr is celebrated for three days and is an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries Adel Hana/AP

 

 

 

as per Muslim tradition, EID AL-FITR can only be confirmed based on SIGHTINGS OF THE MOON.

If the Moon is seen 29th of Ramadan then the lunar month of Ramadan will have ended after 29 days and Eid Al-Fitr will be on the next day. But if the Moon is not seen on 29th of Ramadan, then the Ramadan will be assumed to have lasted 30 days and the start of Eid will be celebrated after the 30th of Ramadan.

North America

In the USA, the Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) announces the day Eid Al-Fitr will be observed in the United States, based on astronomical predictions.

Days of holiday

Traditionally, Eid-Al-Fitr is celebrated for three days and is an official holiday in all Muslim majority countries.

Eid-Al-Fitr is also known in Turkish as “Seker Bayrami” or “Ramazan Bayrami”.

Bangladesh also observes a minimum of three-day public holiday.

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar are also likely to observe a three-day public holiday.

 

 

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr, also known as just Eid, is a Muslim holiday which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting. Celebrations continue for one, two or three days, and people wish each other Eid Mubarak (Blessed Eid) or Eid Said (Happy Eid). Celebrations vary by country but include gatherings to view the new moon, decorating homes inside and out, family visits, eating special sweet foods, neighborhood fairs, visits to amusement parks, wearing new clothes and giving and receiving gifts.