Celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2024

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2024

Join Muslims worldwide in celebrating Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting.

Here’s what you need to know:

When is Eid al-Fitr?

Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 10, following the sighting of the crescent moon, completing 30 days of Ramadan.

How is Eid Celebrated?

Begin the day with a dawn prayer service, followed by a short sermon.
Enjoy sweet treats like maamoul and distribute sweets to friends and family.
Dress in new clothes and exchange gifts, especially for children who receive money and presents.
Decorate hands with henna and visit graveyards to pay respects to departed loved ones.
Join community festivities, which may include city-wide decorations and light displays.
Eid Amid the Challenges

While Eid is a time of celebration, it’s crucial to remember those facing hardships, such as in Gaza, where the aftermath of conflict affects festivities.
Common Greetings

Extend warm wishes with “Eid Mubarak” or “Eid Sa’id,” meaning “Blessed Eid” and “Happy Eid,” respectively.

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