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Aid el-Fitr in Cote d'Ivoire

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 Aid el-Fitr a Public Holiday?

Aid el-Fitr 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.

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About Aid el-Fitr

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Aid el-Fitr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJul 18Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2016TueJul 5Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2017SunJun 25Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2018ThuJun 14Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2021ThuMay 13Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2022TueMay 3Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 22Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2024WedApr 10Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday
2025MonMar 31Aid el-FitrPublic Holiday

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