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Eidul-Fitar in Philippines

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 Eidul-Fitar a Public Holiday?

Eidul-Fitar 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 Eidul-Fitar

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Eidul-Fitar Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010SatSep 11Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2011ThuSep 1Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2012MonAug 20Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2013FriAug 9Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2014TueJul 29Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2015FriJul 17Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2016FriJul 8Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2017TueJun 27Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2018FriJun 15Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2019ThuJun 6Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 
2020MonMay 25Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday 

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