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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.

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


About Korité

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Korité Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016ThuJul 7KoritéPublic Holiday
2017MonJun 26KoritéPublic Holiday
2018FriJun 15KoritéPublic Holiday
2019TueJun 4KoritéPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24KoritéPublic Holiday
2021ThuMay 13KoritéPublic Holiday
2022TueMay 3KoritéPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 22KoritéPublic Holiday
2024WedApr 10KoritéPublic Holiday
2025MonMar 31KoritéPublic Holiday
2026FriMar 20KoritéPublic Holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.