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Eid-ul-Fitr 2019 is expected on Tuesday 4 June in or Wednesday 5 June that comes after the end of the holy month. The date may vary according to the country.

Muslims around the world celebrate two Eid that is Eid-ul-Fitr, (the feast of breaking the fast) and Eid al-Adha, (the festival of sacrifice). The celebrations of these two holidays include prayers and acts of charity towards the poor.

The festival is like an opportunity to meet up with family and friends. Normally the Eid-ul-Fitr comes on 1 Shawl of the Islamic calendar. Every year there is 10-15 days’ gap occurs from the last year.

Celebrate The Eid Holidays:

Eid-ul-Fitr means “feast of rupture”. This festival is held on the first day of the lunar month of Shawl at the end of Ramadan. In some areas, Muslims gather on their roof to observe the moon and declare that Eid has arrived. Sometimes, this process requires two or three days of observation. In Muslim countries there is three days official leave for celebrating the Eid festival.

The date of Eid based on the Muslim lunar calendar, the festival does not fall each year on the same day of the Gregorian calendar.

Eid is like a Business:

Eid is the tradition of buying new clothes. Women dress up along with henna one day before Eid. On the Eid day, wearing new and casual clothes is really applicable and it comes in Sunnah.

Indeed, this last week of Ramadan is like the days of trendy business for every sale person. For traders, it is also a very good time to make more profits by selling the maximum of food and other products.

The clothing stores are also at the rendezvous and open their doors whether it is day or night to satisfy their customers. Children accompanied by their parents to choose the desire clothes and shoes that suit them. So this will make their joy on the day on Eid-ul-Fitr.

rations in its peak:

As every year, just a few days from the Eid-ul-Fitr, women started to prepare all kinds of cakes that will garnish the tables of their homes; it is also a way to show off their talents and to express their joy to welcome their visitors after the Eid prayer. However, often the expenses involved in these preparations and the multiple purchases are not enough managed.

Attend an Eid prayer.

Imams conduct a special prayer session on the morning of Eid. The celebration usually takes place at the main mosque, in a large field or in a stadium. In some areas, all Muslims participate in these sessions. Women are encouraged to participate, as they are mandatory.

Once the prayer is over, the faithful give each other accolades and wish one another “Eid Mubarak” (a blessed Eid). The session ends with a sermon of the Imam.

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