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Eid Ul-Fitr: Festival of Fast-Breaking and Sharing is Almost Here

Eid is around the corner, here’s a flavour of how the festival is going to be this year.

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Ramzan ends and Eid ul-Fitr begins when the new moon is spotted in the sky.

Millions of Muslims worldwide will break a monthlong fast this weekend with the joyous holiday of Eid ul-Fitr, and there will be no shortage of food, prayers or gifts.

Here’s a flavour of how the festival is going to be this year.

As we wish all our readers a blessed and peaceful Eid, here are a few adorable pictures of some of the previous years’ Eid celebrations from across the globe.

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Muslim boys recite the holy Koran after a special prayer to mark the Eid-Milad festival in Dubai April 20, 2005. Muslims around the world today celebrate Eid-Milad, the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Mohammed, by offering special prayer. (Photo: Reuters)
Muslim boys recite the holy Koran after a special prayer to mark the Eid-Milad festival in Dubai April 20, 2005. Muslims around the world today celebrate Eid-Milad, the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Mohammed, by offering special prayer. (Photo: Reuters)
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A Muslim boy buys a paper fly-wheel during the celebrations to mark Eid al-Adha in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh October 6, 2014. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha by the sacrificial killing of sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God’s command. (Photo: Reuters)
A Muslim boy buys a paper fly-wheel during the celebrations to mark Eid al-Adha in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh October 6, 2014. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha by the sacrificial killing of sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God’s command. (Photo: Reuters)
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Muslim children celebrate after Eid ul-Fitr was announced at the illuminated Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi August 8, 2013. The Eid ul-Fitr festival marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. (Photo: Reuters)
Muslim children celebrate after Eid ul-Fitr was announced at the illuminated Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi August 8, 2013. The Eid ul-Fitr festival marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. (Photo: Reuters)
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Muslim children hug each other after prayers at a mosque in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 4, 2005. Muslims in India on Friday celebrate the festival of Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. (Photo: Reuters)
Muslim children hug each other after prayers at a mosque in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 4, 2005. Muslims in India on Friday celebrate the festival of Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. (Photo: Reuters)
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Muslims ride on a scooter on their way to participate in a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad in Mumbai January 14, 2014. (Photo: Reuters)
Muslims ride on a scooter on their way to participate in a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad in Mumbai January 14, 2014. (Photo: Reuters)

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