ID-UL-FITR DATE 2023:
On this page, you can see dates related to Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan and around the world. This year it was observed on 21 April 2023 and next year it will be on 11 April 2023. However, the date will depend on the sighting of the moon. You can check the Islamic calendar or other Islamic events pages for their expected dates.
The festival of Eid al-Fitr means “festival of breaking the fast” in Arabic. Eid al-Fitr one of the most precious festivals for the Muslim Ummah, the festival of Eid falls on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, after the holy month of Ramadan, and also celebrated as the end of blessings in this month. As soon as the moon of Ramadan is visible. Eid al-Fitr a festival that celebrated in the first three days of Shawwal. This festival holds great significance as it is a time to meet and greet loved ones while having fun.
The day begins with congregational prayers and listening to the sermon, wearing new clothes for that special day and saying “Eid Mubarak” to everyone. There is also a tradition of giving gifts (especially money) to close family members, mainly children, on Eid. The importance of this Eid less than other Eids which called Eid-ul-Adha in Islamic perspective, but it its own importance.
The government of Pakistan has given a three-day public holiday on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. These are holidays for schools, colleges and small businesses. In other countries where Muslims are in the minority, they pray and go about their normal work. Eid mostly celebrated on weekends in small Muslim places, where the Muslim community organizes a gathering and celebrates the festival. Sweet dish a must for this festival as this festival also called as Sweet Eid in Urdu language.