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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.

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About Eidul-Fitar

Read more about Eidul-Fitar.

Eidul-Fitar Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015FriJul 17Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2016FriJul 8Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2017TueJun 27Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2018FriJun 15Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2019ThuJun 6Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2020MonMay 25Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2021FriMay 14Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2022WedMay 4Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2023SunApr 23Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2024ThuApr 11Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday
2025TueApr 1Eidul-FitarRegular Holiday

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