Muslims in Sri Lanka to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr tomorrow
May 23, 2020 09:00 pm
The crescent for the month of Shawwal has been sighted today (23), stated the Colombo Grand Mosque.
Thereby, the Ramadan fast has come to an end and the Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr festival on Sunday (24).
Eid-ul-Fitr is a “festival of breaking the fast” and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
It is a religious holiday that is celebrated by Muslims from all over the world and involves a range of celebrations as friends, family and the entire Muslim community comes together.
The festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar.
The date and time of Eid differ in various countries, depending upon the sighting of the crescent moon.