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Id el Fitr in Nigeria

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.

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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Id el Fitr Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
ThuSep 92010Id el FitrPublic Holiday
TueAug 302011Id el FitrPublic Holiday
MonAug 202012Id el FitrPublic Holiday
ThuAug 82013Id el FitrPublic Holiday
MonJul 282014Id el FitrPublic Holiday
FriJul 172015Id el FitrPublic Holiday
SatJul 182015Id el FitrPublic Holiday
WedJul 62016Id el FitrPublic Holiday
MonJun 262017Id el FitrPublic Holiday
FriJun 152018Id el FitrPublic Holiday
WedJun 52019Id el FitrPublic Holiday
SunMay 242020Id el FitrPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.

Id el Fitr 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Id el Fitr 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

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