Saudi Arabia Finally Announces April 10 as Eid Al Fitr 2024

Eid Al FitrCommemorating the end of Ramadan, the Arabic word ‘Eid al-Fitr’ translates to ‘festival of the breaking of the fast’. It is a unique Islamic celebration. This is a very significant and joyful occasion that unites all Muslims from all over the world.

Muslims in different parts of the world celebrate the festival at other times because of the various sightings of the moon. The night of the moon marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the dawn of the month of Shawwal.

The celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr begins when the new moon of the month of Shawwal is sighted. The Shawwal moon can be sighted on different dates in different countries. So, in this article, we will discuss in detail the dates of Eid-ul-Fitr in the world, when Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in which country and when the moon will rise. Let’s dive into the article to get the necessary information.

Eid al-Fitr 2024 Moon Sighting in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Iraq & Iran:

Eid moon sighting is a special celebration. The unity of Muslims worldwide, which unites people, instils a sense of spiritual unity and serves as a reminder of the importance of tradition and the preservation of Islamic customs. Moon sighting of Shawwal is significant in determining the date of Eid-ul-Fitr in different countries.

As far as we know, the Supreme Courts of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Iran and the United Kingdom have called on all Muslims living in these countries to observe the new moon on the evening of April 8 2024.

Moon sighting will ensure that Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on April 9, 2024, if the moon is sighted on April 8. However, if the moon is not visible on April 8, a crescent moon may be seen on April 9. Based on this, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on April 10, 2024. This means that Muslims in the Western world can fast this Ramadan for 30 days instead of 29 days.

Eid al-Fitr 2024 Moon Sighting India, Pakistan & Bangladesh:

In India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, the date of Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 is determined based on the sighting of the Shawwal moon. This year, the crescent moon is expected to be visible on the evening of April 9, 2024, according to trusted websites. If the moon is sighted on this day, Eid will be celebrated on April 10, 2024. If this does not happen, the festival will be celebrated on April 11, 2024.

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