Celebrate Eid

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Pakistan

Eid al-Fitr in Pakistan is known as "chhoti (small) or meethi (sweet) Eid". Gifts are exchanged. Friends and family gather to pray in congregation.

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Celebrate Eid

Islam is the official religion in Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad. Thus, 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 Makkah (Mecca) and Madinah (Medina) are situated there.

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Celebrate Eid
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Nigeria

A group of Muslim drummers celebrate during Eid ul-Fitr in Nigeria.

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Turkey

Traditional Bayram (Eid) wishes from the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, stating "Let us love, Let us be loved", in the form of mahya lights stretched across the minarets of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.

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Egypt

The Eid day starts with a small snack followed by Eid prayers in congregation attended by men, women and children in which the Islamic people remind Egyptians of the virtues and good deeds they should do unto others, even strangers, during Eid and throughout the year.

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Southeast Asia

Ketupat is a popular celebrative dish for Eid ul-Fitr meal in Indonesia and Malaysia.Eid is known in Indonesia as Idul Fitri (or more informally as Lebaran) and is a national holiday.

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China

Eid ul-Fitr is even celebrated by Han Chinese population during which holiday supplies of mutton, lamb and beef are distributed to households as part of welfare scheme by government agencies, public and private institutions or businesses.

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Malaysia

Eid-ul-Fitr, or Hari Raya Aidilfitri, as it is more commonly known in Malaysia, is a celebration of the end of Ramadhan. Traditionally a time of forgiveness and joy, it is the main celebration of the Malaysian Muslim community.

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India

Eid is the time for celebration and marks the happiness or festivity for the men and women who follow the doctrines of Islam. On the day of the festival Muslims gather in large groups at mosques, and offer their prayers or namaz.

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