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Eid al-Fitr in South Sudan

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.

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.

About Eid al-Fitr

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Eid al-Fitr Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedAug 312011Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
SunAug 192012Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
ThuAug 82013Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
TueJul 292014Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
SatJul 182015Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
TueJul 52016Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
MonJun 262017Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
FriJun 152018Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
WedJun 52019Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday
SunMay 242020Eid al-FitrPublic Holiday

Quick Facts

Eid-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 al-Fitr 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Eid al-Fitr 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019


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