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Eid ul Fitr in Germany

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 Eid ul Fitr a Public Holiday?

Eid ul Fitr is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

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

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About Eid ul Fitr

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Eid ul Fitr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2016ThuJul 7Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2017MonJun 26Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2018FriJun 15Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2019WedJun 5Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2020SunMay 24Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2021ThuMay 13Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2022TueMay 3Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2023SatApr 22Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2024WedApr 10Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2025MonMar 31Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg
2026FriMar 20Eid ul FitrObservance, MuslimBremen, Hamburg

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