|Eidul Fitr (1st of Shawwal) ||
|At the conclusion of the month of Ramadhan, on the first day of the 10th month
of Islamic lunar calendar, Muslims all over the world celebrate Eidul Fitr. This
is one of two main festivals of Islam.
The ceremony of Eidul Fitr start early morning with a worship service. This
service is generally held in a large open place and is attended by thousands of
Muslims. After the prayer, a short sermon was delivered and then the people
greet each other. The rest of the ceremonies are held generally privately with
families and friends.
The significance of Eid is that it is the day of thanksgiving to Allah that He
gave the opportunity to Muslims to benefit from and enjoy the blessing of the
month of Ramadhan.