Thursday August 16, 2018

Egypt Flag End of Ramadan - Egypt


End of Ramadan

The End of Ramadan in Egypt is a three day festival for breaking the fasting in Ramadan often referred to as Eid al-Fitr. The date is determined by the cycles of the moon because the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar.

Celebration\ Observance

This Muslim holiday is celebrated with giving prayer and money to those in need and at church. They also have huge feasts to celebrate that their fasting is over.

History

The holiday begins at the citing of a New Moon ending the month and beginning the month of Shawwal which ends the fasting. Usually the moon sightings will be seen in Saudi Arabia or done locally in Egypt.

Egypt Public Holidays



Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Egypt.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Egypt.