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Korité in Senegal

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 Korité a Public Holiday?

Korité is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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

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About Korité

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Korité Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016ThuJul 7Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2017MonJun 26Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2018FriJun 15Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2019TueJun 4KoritéPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24KoritéPublic Holiday
2020MonMay 25Day off for KoritéPublic Holiday
2021FriMay 14Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2022TueMay 3Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2023SatApr 22Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024WedApr 10Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025MonMar 31Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026FriMar 20Korité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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