Eid al Fitr Festival in Saudi Arabia

The official Religion in Saudi Arabia is Islam and all the important Islamic festivals are very popular in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is also called the ‘land of the two mosques, because the holy cities of Mecca and Medina are situated here. Eid al Fitr Festival in Saudi Arabia is celebrated with great pomp.
The Eid al Fitr festival comes after the Ramadan fasting period. It is better known as the ‘festival of breaking the fast’. Muslims follow the lunar calendar and the ninth month of their calendar is called the Ramadan. This is the holy month when people follow the three principles of charity, fasting and prayer. Ramadan is an important month because it is supposed that during this month Allah revealed the first verses of the Quran. The first day of the breaking of fast is as ceremonious as Christmas celebrations. Eid al Fitr Festival in Saudi Arabia and Hajj are the two most important festivals in Saudi Arabia.
People decorate their houses and prepare sumptuous meals. Most of the inhabitants invite friends and family. The whole country seems to be engaged in untainted revelry. The innumerable Saudi Arabia Festivals & Events include Eid al Fitr Festival in Saudi Arabia as well as Eid al-Adha Festival in Saudi Arabia and Al Jenadriyah Heritage & Cultural Festival in Saudi Arabia.
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