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Eid ul Fitr in East Timor

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 ul Fitr a Public Holiday?

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

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.
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About Eid ul Fitr

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Eid ul Fitr Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010FriSep 10Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2011WedAug 31Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2012SunAug 19Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2013ThuAug 8Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2014TueJul 29Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2015SatJul 18Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2016TueJul 5Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2017MonJun 26Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2018FriJun 15Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid ul FitrPublic Holiday

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