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Eid el Fitr in Egypt

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.
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About Eid el Fitr

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Eid el Fitr Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuSep 92010Eid el FitrNational holiday
TueAug 302011Eid el FitrNational holiday
SunAug 192012Eid el FitrNational holiday
ThuAug 82013Eid el FitrNational holiday
MonJul 282014Eid el FitrNational holiday
FriJul 172015Eid el FitrNational holiday
ThuJul 72016Eid el FitrNational holiday
MonJun 262017Eid el FitrNational holiday
FriJun 152018Eid el FitrNational holiday
WedJun 52019Eid el FitrNational holiday
SunMay 242020Eid el FitrNational holiday

Quick Facts

Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

Eid el Fitr 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Eid el Fitr 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

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