Eid al-Fitr in Kenya
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.
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Eid al-Fitr Observances
|Mon||Aug 20||2012||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Fri||Aug 9||2013||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Wed||Jul 30||2014||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Sun||Jul 19||2015||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Mon||Jul 20||2015||Eid al-Fitr observed||Public holiday|
|Thu||Jul 7||2016||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Mon||Jun 26||2017||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Sat||Jun 16||2018||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Thu||Jun 6||2019||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
|Mon||May 25||2020||Eid al-Fitr||Public holiday|
Quick FactsEid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid al-Fitr 2017Monday, June 26, 2017
Eid al-Fitr 2018Saturday, June 16, 2018
Other holidays in June 2017 in Kenya
- Madaraka Day – Thursday, June 1, 2017
United Nation Holidays on June 26, 2017
- International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
- International Day in Support of Victims of Torture