What Muslim holiday is in June?

What Muslim holiday is in June?

Muslim holidays by their Gregorian dates

Year Start of Muharram1 Eid al-Fitr4
2017 Sept. 21 (A.H. 1439) June 26 (A.H. 1438)
2018 Sept. 11 (A.H. 1440) June 15 (A.H. 1439)
2019 Aug. 31 (A.H. 1441) June 4 (A.H. 1440)
2020 Aug. 20 (A.H. 1442) May 24 (A.H. 1441)

What is the name of this Muslim festival?

Eid- Ul-Fitr & Eid Al-Adha are the two most important festivals in Islam. ‘Feast of the sacrifice’ or Eid Al-Adha is celebrated in order to mark the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, the fifth Pillar of Islam. Eid al-Adha is also the tenth day of the final month of the Islamic calendar.

What is the Muslim celebration today?

Islamic Holidays

Date Holiday Tags
Eid al-Adha Islamic
Jul 29 Friday
Hijri New Year’s Day International, Islamic
Islamic New Year Islamic

Why will there be 2 Ramadans in 2030?

Ramadan is likely to occur twice in 2030, owing to differences between the Gregorian and the Islamic/ Hijri calendar, said Dr Sobeih Al Saadi, an astronomer. “The Hijri year differs from the Gregorian year by about 11 days, and this means that every 33 years, Ramadan is repeated twice in one year,” he explained.

Are there 2 Eids?

Why are there two Eids? The word ‘Eid’ means ‘feast’ or ‘festival’. Each year Muslims celebrate both Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha – but the names often get shortened to just ‘Eid’, which is why it can be confusing.

What are the 5 festivals of Islam?


  • Al-Hijra — Islamic New Year. Marks the end of Mohammad’s journey from Mecca to Medina.
  • Eid ul-Adha — Festival of Sacrifice.
  • Eid ul-Fitr — End of Muslim Month of Fasting (Ramadan).
  • Prophet’s Birthday — Celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Ramadan — Muslim Month of Fasting.

Is Ramadan and Eid same?

Eid takes place at the end of Ramadan – a month of prayer and fasting. The name “Eid al-Fitr” translates as “the festival of the breaking of the fast”. Like the beginning of Ramadan, Eid begins with the first sighting of the new moon. For most Muslims in the UK, this was marked on the evening of Sunday 1 May.

What is the difference between Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha?

While Eid al Fitr is celebrated on the first day in the month of Shawwal, and literally means ‘Feast of the Breaking Fast’; Eid al Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, and means ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’.

What is the biggest celebration in Islam?

Celebrated with great feasts, family gatherings, music, and street processions, Muslim festivals are joyous occasions. The largest of the Muslim festivals are Eid al-Fitr, which takes place at the end of Ramadan, the month of ritual fasting, and Eid al-Adha, which marks the time of the pilgrimage to Mecca.