Eid-ul-Fitr is a festival that marks the end of Ramadan and is celebrated by Muslims all over the world. The holiday falls on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar. Eid-ul-Fitr is also known as the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” and is a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate.
Eid-ul-Fitr is a public holiday in Pakistan, and businesses and schools are closed for the duration of the holidays. Eid prayers are held at mosques, and Eid greetings are exchanged between friends and family. Gifts are often given, and special foods are prepared to mark the occasion. Eid-ul-Fitr is a time for rejoicing and celebrating, and is an important part of Pakistani culture.
Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan and is celebrated with a festival. this year on May 3rd.
What is Eid ul Fitr?
Eid al-Fitr is an Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting. The holiday is celebrated throughout the month of Ramadan at the end of 29 or 30 days of fasting from Fajr to Sunset. The day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr with special prayers, Eids and other festivals.
Eid al-Fitr is a special prayer (Islamic prayer) consisting of two rak’ats (units) and is usually performed in an open field or in a large hall. It can only be performed in congregation (Jamaat) and has an additional six takbeers (raising the hands to the ears saying “Allahu Akbar”, which translates as “God is the Greatest”), for each of them. Three in the beginning. Rak’at in the odd numbered prayers In Eid-ul-Fitr prayers, all takbeers are khaff (recited while sitting). On this day, Muslims are also encouraged to forgive and forget the differences they have had with others during the past year. Another desirable act is to give charity to the less fortunate ones.
The observance of Eid ul Fitr in Pakistan is not declared yet; however, according to the data from Islamic Calendar 2023 which was published recently (April 2023), it would start on May 3rd and continue until the 5th with a break during this time.
Eid-ul-Fitr Holidays 2023 in Pakistan
The dates for the Eid-ul-Fitr Muslim holiday have not yet been finalized, but are expected to fall somewhere around Saturday, 22 April Public Saturday, 22 April – Monday, 24 April 2023. This holy day celebrates the end of Ramadan a month of fasting and prayer so it is a very important time for Muslims all around the world. If you happen to be in an area where Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated, be sure to check out some of the festivities! There will likely be food, music, and dancing galore.
|22 April||Saturday||1st Holiday of Eid ul-Fitr|
|23 April||Sunday||2nd Holiday of Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
|24 April||Monday||3rd Holiday of Eid ul-Fitr Holiday|
Eid ul-Fitr in Pakistan in 2023
Pakistan will be celebrating Eid Ul Fitr from the Saturday, 22 April Public Saturday, 22 April – Monday, 24 April. This holiday marks the end of Ramadan, and is a time for feasting, spending time with family, and exchanging gifts. While most businesses and schools will be closed during this time, many Pakistanis will take advantage of the long weekends to travel. As a result, Pakistan’s airports and highways tend to be very busy during Eid Ul Fitr. If you are planning on traveling during this period, it is important to book your tickets and accommodation in advance. With a little planning, you can enjoy a hassle-free Eid Ul Fitr holiday in Pakistan.
Eid ul Fitr 2023 in Pakistan will be on Tuesday, May 3rd. This is based on the astronomical sighting of the new moon. Muslims around the world will celebrate this joyous holiday with family and friends, exchanging gifts and enjoying delicious food. We hope that you are able to join us in celebration and mark the end of Ramadan with happiness and peace.