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Eid el Fitri in Tanzania

For Muslims around the world, Eid ul Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting and prayer. It is one of the largest and most important celebrations in the Islamic calendar.

Is Eid el Fitri a Public Holiday?

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

Eid ul Fitr is a time to share great food with family and friends.

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About Eid el Fitri

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Eid el Fitri Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonJun 26Eid el FitriPublic Holiday
2018FriJun 15Eid el FitriPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid el FitriPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid el FitriPublic Holiday
2021FriMay 14Eid el FitriPublic Holiday
2022TueMay 3Eid el FitriPublic Holiday
2023SatApr 22Eid el Fitri (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024WedApr 10Eid el Fitri (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025MonMar 31Eid el Fitri (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026FriMar 20Eid el Fitri (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027WedMar 10Eid el Fitri (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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