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Korité in Benin

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.

Is Korité a Public Holiday?

Korité is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.


About Korité

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Korité Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJul 18KoritéPublic Holiday
2016TueJul 5KoritéPublic Holiday
2017MonJun 26KoritéPublic Holiday
2018FriJun 15KoritéPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5KoritéPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24KoritéPublic Holiday
2021ThuMay 13KoritéPublic Holiday
2022TueMay 3KoritéPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 22KoritéPublic Holiday
2024WedApr 10KoritéPublic Holiday
2025MonMar 31KoritéPublic Holiday

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