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Id el Fitr additional holiday 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 additional holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriSep 102010Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
WedAug 312011Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
TueAug 212012Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
FriAug 92013Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
TueJul 292014Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
SunJul 192015Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
TueJul 52016Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
TueJun 272017Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
SatJun 162018Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
ThuJun 62019Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic Holiday
MonMay 252020Id el Fitr additional holidayPublic 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 additional holiday 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Id el Fitr additional holiday 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

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