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Eid-al-Fitr in Ethiopia

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.

Local names

NameLanguage
Eid-al-FitrEnglish
ኢድ አልፈጥርAmharic
Eid-al-Fitr (Fest des Fastenbrechens)German

Eid-al-Fitr 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Eid-al-Fitr 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015
List of dates for other years

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.

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About Eid-al-Fitr

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Eid-al-Fitr Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedNov 262003Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
SunNov 142004Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
FriNov 42005Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
TueOct 242006Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
SatOct 132007Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
ThuOct 22008Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
MonSep 212009Eid-al-FitrPublic Holiday
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
SatJul 182015Eid-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

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