All Muslims celebrate Eid day with full happiness. Eid is the spiritual holiday celebrated by Muslims. It is the most significant day for all Muslims around the world. Basically there are three Eid days for Muslims in a year. The first day is Eid-ul-fitr, second is Eid-ul-adha and third is minor than others two that is Eid milad un nabi. Eid day is a blessing day for all Muslims. All Muslims wait whole year for this day with anxiety.
Eid-ul-fitr is the first Eid that Muslims celebrate in a year. This Eid is the most important and special day for all Muslims. Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-fitr after the month of fast. After fasting whole month Muslims celebrate this day with happiness. All Muslims fast full day before sunrise to after sunset. On Eid day all Muslims perform prayer and after prayer they wish to all other Muslims with pleasure and joy.
- Eid-ul-fitr in USA
Many Muslims celebrate this Eid day at the first shawal. Eid al Fitr 2017 is a significant Islamic holiday that contains many Muslims awakening up early in the morning and praying either at an outdoor prayer in the ground or a Masjid. Many Muslims dress in their best clothes and decorate their houses with lights and other ribbons. Old sins are forgiven and money is given to the poor people so they can also join the Eid celebration. Special foods are arranged and friends or relatives are invited to share the meal. Gifts and greeting cards are swapped with each other and children receive beautiful gifts.
Some Muslim groups in the US movement for schools to allocate Eid-ul-Fitr as a day off without being punished on Eid al-Fitr like, the Partnership for Muslim School Holidays, which is a group of more than 80 spiritual and traditional organizations.
President Obama held an iftar dinner at white house every year. All the white house staff, young leaders and elected officials are invited for this Grand iftar dinner. For some people Eid celebration is very hard due to the terrorism crimes in USA.
- Eid-ul-fitr holiday
The Eid-ul-fitr is a national holiday for all Muslims around the world. But in Islamic country there are three official holidays for Eid celebration. Muslims enjoy these vacations with full happiness and joy. All Muslims forget their worries on this day. This day is the full of blessing day for all Muslims.
But in the United States Eid-ul-fitr is not a national holiday. So many business Islamic organizations alter their business hours for this special event. But in New York the Eid day is a holiday for public schools.