Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr every year, after the end of fasting in the month of Ramadan, and sometimes the date of Eid al-Fitr varies in different countries, according to the new crescent.
Eid al-Fitr is commemorated on the opening day of the Shawwal month and Muslims across the world pay their honour to Allah for offering them health and resistance through the month-long fasting time called Ramadan.
The occasion signifies the end of Ramadan, the Islamic sacred month of fasting and is observed by Muslims all across the world. Eid al-Fitr means the “Festival of breaking fast.” The festivities will begin on May 13 and continue until May 15, though, the exact timing may differ as per the moon sighting.
Eid al-Fitr 2021 Celebrations
It is a common belief that good actions are repaid 10 times in Islam and therefore the 30-day fasting season of Ramadan furnishes prosperity, harmony and peace to all individuals who endorse and dedicate themselves to the sacred cause.
Muslims across the world observe Eid al-Fitr by exercising prayers that are succeeded by a sermon shortly after sunrise. The day proceeds with devotees slipping in new clothes, offering greetings by saying “Eid Mubarak”, and also by sharing sweets. Children are given gifts and cash from elders which is termed as Eidia.
The celebration is unfinished without a comprehensive food menu including a host of delicacies like Kebabs, Biryani, Nihari and mouth-watering desserts .
Eid al-Fitr 2021 Date
According to the Egyptian National Institute for Astronomical Research, the following came:
On Wednesday 5/12/2021 AD is the completion of the month of Ramadan 1442 AH, and the beginning of the month of Shawwal 1442 AH will be astronomical on Thursday 5/13/2021 AD ( Eid Al-Fitr 2021 ).