Eid al-Fitr around the world

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr annually, but every country has its customs and traditions through which, although there are many common and naturally common things, such as performing Eid prayers, congratulating each other, visiting people, making sweets, and other things that we will talk about in this article, but mentioning the manifestations of Eid al-Fitr for each individual country.


Muslims in China are keen to visit their relatives’ tombs on Eid al-Fitr, recite verses from the Holy Koran near the tomb, scatter grains of rice and wheat on it, and elsewhere in China Muslims are taking to streets and public places in coloured clothing in popular festivals to celebrate Eid.


The government in Indonesia declares Eid al-Fitr a public holiday for Muslims and non-Muslims throughout the country and people visit Eid al-Fitr in Indonesia after performing Eid prayers, They also exchange gifts, and the little ones get feedback in a colored envelope, It is a sum of money that is given by the capable to the children, in addition to organising festivals and events in most regions of the Indonesian Islands, Authorities in the capital, Jakarta, are also distributing food to villagers with the coming of Eid al-Fitr.


Girls in India paint the hannah on their hands and legs one night before Eid. Women clean and decorate houses days before Eid, and make Eid candy in India and its most famous vermicelli varieties.


The most famous Eid dessert in Iraq is the kidney stuffed with many items, whether with grated nuts or dates. After performing Eid prayers in mosques and eating breakfast, Iraqis begin visiting relatives and wombs. Where individuals gather at a senior family or parents’ home, Children in public arenas are cheered on by playing on swings and doughnuts with their feast.


Muslims in Nigeria are called Eid al-Fitr (Salah al-Kabir). During this holiday, Muslims return to their villages and places of origin for family and people to take part in the celebration. The government in Nigeria is announcing the official holiday in the country on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. South Africa

Muslims in South Africa investigate the crescent of Eid by being in public places. The last breakfast table is held outside the house. Families sit in groups afterwards marking the crescent. On Eid day, men head to mosques for Eid prayers, wearing new clothes in beautiful and joyful colours. Families gather for lunch on Eid al-Fit-Fitr.


The public holiday in Australia is not announced by Eid al-Fitr, but the government and businesses allow Muslim employees to take official leave on the first days of Eid al-Fitr. Muslims in Australia hold prayers in mosques and open spaces, and Eid al-Fitr in Australia is characterised by the annual exhibition in many Australian cities.


The Philippines is the first Christian country to pass a law under which Eid al-Fitr is considered official leave throughout the Philippines in 2002, which has fostered tolerance among different religions in the Philippines. As for the celebrations of Eid al-Fitr in this Asian country In the Philippines, tourism is active on Eid al-Fitr days. Whether coming from or outside Filipino regions, especially Arab tourists.


The most prominent traditions prevailing in Turkey during Eid al-Fitr are the visit of the youngsters to the houses of the neighbourhood, congratulating the residents of Eid in exchange for dessert and Eid. During Eid al-Fitr, the Turks call Eid al-Fitr Ramadan or Sugar Eid.


While most families prefer to buy it ready from the ovens on Eid al-Fitr, make it at home on Eid al-Adha or Grand Eid, Muslims in Palestine pray Eid prayers in major mosques.

United States of America:

Muslims in the United States usually perform Eid prayers in mosques, but when their space is insufficient, they resort to prayers in well-known Islamic centres, in open gardens as well, in conference rooms, and as usual, Muslims exchange congratulations and social visits.

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