Eid ul Fitr in South Africa
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.
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Eid ul Fitr ObservancesNote: 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.
|Fri||Sep 10||2010||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Wed||Aug 31||2011||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Sun||Aug 19||2012||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Thu||Aug 8||2013||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Tue||Jul 29||2014||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Sat||Jul 18||2015||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Wed||Jul 6||2016||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Mon||Jun 26||2017||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Fri||Jun 15||2018||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Wed||Jun 5||2019||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
|Sun||May 24||2020||Eid ul Fitr||Muslim|
Quick FactsEid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
Eid ul Fitr 2018Friday, June 15, 2018
Eid ul Fitr 2019Wednesday, June 5, 2019
Other holidays in June 2018 in South Africa
- Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) – Sunday, June 10, 2018
- Youth Day – Saturday, June 16, 2018
- Father's Day – Sunday, June 17, 2018