After the trials of the holy month of Ramadan, a joyous event for all Muslims begins – the celebration of Eid al-Fitr.
Celebrations typically last three days and at this time it is customary to give presents, spend time with friends and family, congratulate each other and enjoy life.
Eid al-Fitr is considered a reward from Allah, which the Muslims deserve by spending a whole month observing the fast and fulfilling the required righteous deeds. The festival marks the end of restrictions and difficulties, the end of the fasting period and Muslims in different countries of the world rejoice and warmly congratulate each other and even strangers. The traditional form of greeting is considered to be a three-time embrace and pronouncing the words of congratulations – Eid Mubarak.
Eid al-Fitr time is the time when all the cities of the UAE are immersed in a festive atmosphere full of joy and entertainment. That is why on these days tourists from all over the world plan their trip to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The essence of this holiday is happiness and joy, the pleasure of sharing them with others. City streets, private houses, public places in the days of Eid al-Fitr filled with laughter and festive mood.
The exact date of the beginning of the month Shawwal in UAE is determined by a special moon-sighting committee. In 2019, the committee will meet on the evening of June 3 to try to see the crescent of the young moon. And if the attempt proves successful, it will be announced that the duration of Ramadan in 2019 was 29 days, and the celebration of Eid al-Fitr begins on June 4th. There is also a chance that this will not happen and then Ramadan will continue for another day, and Shawwal will begin on June 5th.
O Allah, on this day, cover me with Your mercy, grant me in it success and protection, purify my heart from the darkness of false accusations, O the Merciful to His believing servants.