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Eid-al-Fitr in Ethiopia

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.

About Eid-al-Fitr

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Eid-al-Fitr Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriSep 102010Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
WedAug 312011Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
SunAug 192012Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
ThuAug 82013Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
MonJul 282014Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
FriJul 172015Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
ThuJul 72016Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
MonJun 262017Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
FriJun 152018Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
WedJun 52019Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
SunMay 242020Eid-al-FitrPublic 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-al-Fitr 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Eid-al-Fitr 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017


List of dates for other years

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