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Eid al-Fitr in United Arab Emirates

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.
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About Eid al-Fitr

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Eid al-Fitr Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
FriSep 102010Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
WedAug 312011Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
SunAug 192012Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
ThuAug 82013Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
MonJul 282014Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
FriJul 172015Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
WedJul 62016Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
SunJun 252017Eid al-FitrNational holiday 
ThuJun 142018Eid al-FitrNational 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

Thursday, June 14, 2018

2019 date to be announced


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