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Id el Fitr in Nigeria

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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.

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NameLanguage
Id el FitrEnglish
Id el Fitr (Fest des Fastenbrechens)German

Id el Fitr 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

Id el 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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Id el Fitr Observances

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