There won’t be an Eid ul Fitr 2023 in the UK event this year Muslims celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr on the 1st of Shawal after abstaining from food and drink.
Eid-ul-Fitr is one of the biggest Islamic events but it occurs on different dates every year. This means there is always great excitement and anticipation among people. But due to Covid-19, people will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in the UK without going out.
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When is Eid in London?
As the month of Ramadan is ending on 12 May 2021, Muslims in the UK will celebrate this Islamic event on 13 May 2021. Festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr last for three days and there are also public holidays in major Islamic countries. There is not a public holiday as such in the UK on Eid-ul-Fitr 2023 but educational institutions allow Muslim students to take off from schools. The biggest Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations were recorded in 2018 in Birmingham and 140,000 people attended the Eid prayer event in Park.
In London, how will people celebrate Eid ul Fitr 2023?
As we all know, the last Eid festivities were impacted by Covid and the lockdown. 2021 is not different from last year, this year Eid-ul-Fitr 2023 festivities will perform at a smaller level because of the current lockdown situation.
Here Is Everything That You Needs To know About The Festival.
There are no boundaries of fast on the day of the holiday. Enjoying meals with friends, families, and communities is one of the ways that the festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr are celebrated. Muslims exchange gifts and clean their hearts at this time of the year. Sugar Feasts are an Islamic tradition to distribute sweets among your community during the month of August.
People greet each other after offering prayers and hug each other. Ladies prepare dishes at home and share them with their neighbors, community friends, and the poor.
“It’s a tradition to visit relatives on the day of the festival. There is a special time for children during the festival of Eid-ul- Fitr. Different concerts are held in England during the festival. It’s no wonder that Non-Muslims also take part in the celebrations of the holiday.”
There is very little way to celebrate this event in the UK.
On Eid-ul-Fitr 2023, give Zakat/Fitna
There is a Fitrana rate for each person. People distribute meals, and food and pay a special amount of Fitrana to the poor at an Islamic charity event called Eid-ul-Fitr.
There is no specific time to pay. Some people like to offer Fitrana before the holiday while others like to perform this religious duty after the holiday.
In 2023, how can you celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in London?
Several areas of England are in a state of alert due to the Pandemic. The festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr are limited. Muslims are encouraged to offer prayers in their houses.
“People aren’t allowed to wander on the streets. It is a good idea to celebrate this joyful Islamic event with your family. Share the food with your friends. People who live outside of London are not allowed to visit with their relatives. People are not allowed to leave their houses when they are in a lockdown area.”
On Eid-ul-Fitr 2023, many parks and outside event areas are closed. People are advised to celebrate this Islamic event with great enthusiasm but with strict SOPs.