Eid is no wonder the most awaited and exciting religious festival or event for Muslims. The thing about Eid al-Fitr or Choti Eid as it is commonly known is that Muslims get to celebrate this eid after fasting of 29 or 30 days. This basically gives them a feeling of how important it is to be thankful to Allah Almighty for all his blessings and making sure that each one of us gets his or her due share. Al Muslims living in various parts of the world, regardless of the fact that they are Muslim countries or not, celebrate Eid and enjoy it as much as they can.
Eid Celebrations 2019
The tentative date for Eid al- Fitr 2019 is said to be 5th June 2017 and that happens to be a Sunday. Since according to Muslim teachings Eid goes on for three days, then this Eid will officially end on the 7th of June that would be a Wednesday. These dates may fluctuate owing to the fact that all of it depends on the sighting of the moon.
People celebrate Eid al-Fitr with much zeal and fervor. Girls enjoy this Eid more as they get to dress up, wear traditional stuff like bangles etc. and make the most of their time with their friends and family. There is also a special tradition of applying henna (mehndi) on each other’s hands and that looks extremely pretty also. This is something which also goes hand in hand with our desi traditions and culture also. Usually, people wear new dresses for Eid and taking a bath on Eid Day is also considered Sunnah. The males in the family wake up early morning to go for Eid prayers which is also a very beautiful sight as one would see Muslim brothers hugging and greeting each other with Eid wishes.
Fasting on the Eid day is strictly prohibited which brings us to the next amazing thing related to Eid ul Fitr i.e. food. Special meals and dishes are prepared for friends and family members who are expected and sometimes not even expected as these things create an air of love and brotherhood. Also, both love and brotherhood through harmony among every Muslim is the essence of the religion Islam. It also gives out a very peaceful message of our Religion Islam which is also very important nowadays owing to the present condition of the world along with the hatred towards Muslims and Muslim countries.
Some of the famous dishes for Eid al Fitr are Kheer, Seviyan, Ras Malai, channa chaat etc. this list contains more sweet dishes as this eid is also called Meethi Eid out of love. Being are friends and family, celebrating Eid with fervor and sending out happy vibes is what a perfect Eid is all about pretty much in All Muslim and non-Muslim countries of the world.
Eid al-Fitr is a highly joyous event on which streets are lit up, there are a hustle and bustle in the markets and the best thing is that the excitement level can be seen even days before if you plan to step out someday.
When is Eid al-Fitr 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022?
|2019||4 June||Tuesday||Eid al-Fitr Holidays 4th June to 7th June|
|2020||23 May||Saturday||Eid al-Fitr Holidays 23rd May to 26th May|
|2021||12 May||Wednesday||Eid al-Fitr Holidays 12th May to15th May|
|2022||2 May||Monday||Eid al-Fitr Holidays 2nd May to 5th May|