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Eid al-Fitr in Russia

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 not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 24, 2020 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Russia.

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

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About Eid al-Fitr

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Eid al-Fitr Observances

Note: Regional customs or moon sightings may cause a variation of the date for Islamic holidays, which begin at sundown the day before the date specified for the holiday. The Islamic calendar is lunar and the days begin at sunset, so there may be one-day error depending on when the New Moon is first seen.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJul 18Eid al-FitrMuslim
2016WedJul 6Eid al-FitrMuslim
2017MonJun 26Eid al-FitrMuslim
2018FriJun 15Eid al-FitrMuslim
2019TueJun 4Eid al-FitrMuslim
2020SunMay 24Eid al-FitrMuslim
2021ThuMay 13Eid al-FitrMuslim
2022TueMay 3Eid al-FitrMuslim
2023SatApr 22Eid al-FitrMuslim
2024WedApr 10Eid al-FitrMuslim
2025MonMar 31Eid al-FitrMuslim

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