Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan

Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 8:37am

Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid Al-Fitr, a three day festival that marks the end of the Islamic Holy Month of Ramadan. The end of Ramadan was marked tuesday all over the world with special prayers. Muslim leaders also issue special proclamations to mark the occasion.

Eid Al-Fitr is customarily celebrated in the Muslim World with family gatherings, presents and lunchtime feasts. During Ramadan devout Muslims refrain from eating during the day. The festival began in the Middle East tuesday after the new moon was first seen.


 

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