In Saudi Arabia Eid al-Fitr is the holiday that marks the completion of the Islamic holy months of Ramadan.. It will be celebrated on Sunday June 4 2019. The vacation is generally celebrated for three days and is thought to be a time of celebration and getting together with loved ones friends and family ️ 3️⃣ 🔛 🇸🇦 .
Eid al-Fitr is one of the most significant holidays for Muslims around the world 🌎 1️⃣. During Ramadan, millions around the globe fast from sunrise to sunset, abstaining from food, drink and physical pleasure in order to draw closer to God 🍹 🌅. On Eid day itself, Muslims wake up early for an obligatory prayer and offering charity (known as “Salat al-Eid”) before engaging in activities such as visiting relatives and friends, exchanging gifts and enjoying a festive feast ️ 🔛 🆙.
This year the start of Eid in Saudi Arabia will be determined by the sighting of the crescent moon (hilal) 🇸🇦 🌔. In the days leading up to the holiday various committees in each country will be closely monitoring the sky for the arrival of the crescent 🆙. Once the crescent moon is spotted the holiday can officially begin 🌔.
In Saudi Arabia large public celebrations take place during Eid 🇸🇦. The streets and squares of major cities are decorated with lights and filled with people who are eager to spend time with family and friends 👪. The three days of Eid are packed with activities such as family gatherings group prayers and visits to amusement parks 3️⃣ 👪. Shopping malls and markets also offer discounts on their products during the holiday 🛍️ 🔛.
In addition to the festivities it is also customary to give gifts to family members friends and loved ones 👪. Traditionally, these gifts are given as a token of affection and appreciation. It is also customary for parents to give their children new clothes and toys as well 🆕.
Eid al-Fitr is a happy occasion that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan; it is followed by Eid al-Adha which is the festival of sacrifice and signifies the end of the Hajj pilgrimage season 🔚 ️. Both Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha are significant holidays in Saudi Arabia that bring family and friends together in celebration 👪 🇸🇦. This year Eid al-Fitr will be observed beginning on Sunday June 4th 2019 🔛.
Eid al-Fitr is a special occasion that celebrates the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the sacrifice made by Muslims during this time 🔚 ️. It is a time to reflect on what has been achieved and look forward to the next year of blessings ️ 🔛. In Saudi Arabia the joyous celebration of Eid al-Fitr will be taking place on Sunday June 4th 2019 🔛 🇸🇦. ! .
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