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Eid al-Fitr in Kosovo

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 al-Fitr a Public Holiday?

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

Read more about Eid al-Fitr.

Eid al-Fitr Observances

Note: Holidays that fall in a weekend are moved to the nearest Monday.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2013ThuAug 8Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2014TueJul 29Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2015SatJul 18Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2016ThuJul 7Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2017MonJun 26Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2018FriJun 15Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid al-FitrOfficial Holiday

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