Arab Weather - Eid al-Fitr is considered one of the most important religious occasions celebrated by Muslims all over the world, especially as it comes directly after the blessed month of Ramadan, and extends up to three days. The following is the astronomical date for the start of Eid al-Fitr for the year 2021, and the dates of official holidays in the Arab countries.
Determining the date of Eid al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the crescent of the month of Shawwal, and the crescent of the month of Shawwal is detected on the evening of the 29th of Ramadan, and if the crescent is not observed, the month of Ramadan continues for another day (30 days), after which it is the first day of Eid.
This year, the crescent of the month of Shawwal will be detected on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, and from an astronomical point of view, it is expected that the first day of Eid al-Fitr will be on Thursday, May 13, and will continue until Saturday, May 15, 2021.
Eid Al-Fitr holiday 2021 in Jordan
The Eid al-Fitr holiday in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan officially begins from Tuesday 29 Ramadan (11 May) until Saturday 15 May, which is expected to be the third day of the month of Shawwal according to the Islamic calendar, and this applies to both the public and private sectors.
Eid al-Fitr holiday 2021 in Egypt
The Eid al-Fitr holiday in the Republic of Egypt officially begins from Wednesday, May 12 (Ramadan 30), until Sunday , May 16, and this applies to both the public and private sectors.
Eid Al Fitr holiday 2021 in the UAE
The Eid al-Fitr holiday for the United Arab Emirates has been officially confirmed, which starts from Tuesday 29 Ramadan (May 11) until the third day of Shawwal (which is expected to be Saturday, May 15) according to the Islamic calendar. This applies to both the public and private sectors, and it will still be subject to crescent sighting.
Eid vacation in Saudi Arabia
The Eid al-Fitr holiday for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially begins for the private sector from the end of Tuesday, Ramadan 29 (May 11) until Saturday, May 15 (for a period of 4 days). In the public sector, the Eid al-Fitr holiday begins from the end of Thursday 24 Ramadan (May 7) And until the end of Shawwal 5 (expected to be on Monday, May 17).
Eid al-Fitr holiday 2021 in Qatar
The Eid al-Fitr holiday has been officially confirmed in the State of Qatar, which starts on Sunday 27 Ramadan (May 9) until Tuesday, May 18. This applies to both the public and private sectors.