A festival is a period of celebration, usually for religious reasons. There are so many festivals in the world that people celebrate according to their region. In Islam, Muslims of the world have two festivals which are celebrated with great religious devotion. One is Eid ul Fitr, and the other one is Eid ul Azha.
Here I am going to discuss Eid al Fitr. In this year 2020, the Ramadan will start on 24 April according to Islamic Calendars. A Holy month has 29 or 30 days. The new moon sight confirms the day of Eid. Appearing a new moon is a sign of another Holy month starts, named Shawwal.
Eid al Fitr
In the Holy month of Ramadan, the Muslims fast in the whole month from dawn to sunset. During the Ramadan, Muslims give respect to this month by having fast, offering prayers and reciting the Holy Quran that was revealed to the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.W). And after the end of this month, Muslims are rewarded with Eid ul Fitr, which is celebrated on the 1st of Shawwal.
On Eid day Muslims wear new clothes. People gather in Mosques or outdoor locations to offer Eid Prayer. After Eid prayer, people greet each other by saying
“Eid Mubarak” which means “Have a blessed Eid.” It is a part of society and culture traditions.
Eid ul Fitr Activities
At Eid ul Fitr, people give gifts to each other. Especially children are gifted by money called “Eidi” all across the world. Muslims visited their loved ones to make their occasion special.
Eid al Fitr Abu Dhabi 2020
After the ending of fasting in Ramadan, Eid ul Fitr will start from 1st Shawwal in Abu Dhabi . People will celebrate Eid ul Fitr from 24 May to 25 May according to Islamic Calendar of this year. Depending on different locations, this Holy festival begins at different times. It will last for three days from 1st Shawwal to 3rd Shawwal.
Three holidays will be announced by the Government so that the Muslims celebrate their festival with joy.
On this holy day, Muslims always celebrate this month with great religious devotion. They wear new clothes and go to offer Eid Prayer. After offering prayer, they greet each other and say “Eid Mubarak” which means “Have a blessed Eid.”
Eid al Fitr Bahrain
Islamic Calendar is based on the Lunar cycle. After a new moon appears on the sky, people start celebrating the beginning of the new month. A month in Islamic Calendar lasts 29 or 30 days varying on the moon.
In this year 2020, people will celebrate Eid on 24 to 25 May. The Muslims of Bahrain celebrate this festival from 4 to 6 Jun. They wear dresses according to their traditions, and then they gather for Eid prayer in Masjid.
Eid al Fitr Bangladesh
This year, Eid ul Fitr in Bangladesh will start on the evening of 3 June ends on 4 Jun, depending on the appearing new moon. 24 or 26 May will be a public holiday. So that the Muslims are leaving in Bangladesh will celebrate their occasion with great devotion. They wear dresses according to their culture and traditions, and then they gather for Eid prayer in Masjid.