Today’s Holiday: Eid al-Fitr

Today’s Holiday:
Eid al-Fitr

Also known as the Feast of Fast-Breaking, or the Lesser Feast, Id al-Fitr marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan and the beginning of a three-day feast. It is the second most important Islamic holiday after Id al-Adha. The Id prayer is performed by the whole community at an outdoor prayer ground (musalla) or mosque. Then people put on new clothes, children are given presents, and everyone visits relatives and friends. It is the time when everyone asks pardon for all the wrongs of the past year. Village squares have carnival rides, puppet shows, and candy vendors. More…:

2 responses to “Today’s Holiday: Eid al-Fitr

  1. Chiar interesant !

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