Eid al Fitr 2018 – When is Eid al Fitr

By | March 5, 2017

Eid al Fitr is  also know under the following Terms: Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram (Bajram), the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid. The religious holiday is celebrated by Muslims around the world and marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).

  • Eid al-Fitr in 2018 will be around  Friday, the 15th of June 2018 ( or evening the 14th of June)

    Based on the sightability of the moon, Eid al Fitr will start in North America a day later on Mondayy, 16th of June 2018.

    Eid al-Fitr in 2019 will be around  Tuesday, the 15th of June 2019 ( or evening the 14th of June)

 

The holiday varies on the Gegorian calender, which is a solar calender, while it is fixed in the Islamic Calender, which is lunar based. Ed al Fitr may fary from Timezone to Timezone, as it is depending on the sighting of the moon.

Previous Dates for Eid al Fitr

  • Eid al-Fitr in 2017 was  Sunday, the 25th of June 2017 ( or evening the 24th of June)
  • Eid al-Fitr in 2016 was on Tuesday, the 5th of July
  • Eid al-Fitr in 2017 was  on Sunday, the 25th of June
  • Eid al-Fitr 2015 was on Friday, the 4h of June

Eid al-Fitr goes by various names around the world, including:

  • Acehnese – Uroë Raya Puasa (“Feast of Fasting”)
  • Albanian language – Fitër Bajrami
  • Arabic – عيد الفطر Eid Al-Fitr
  • Albanian – Fitër Bajrami, Bajrami i madh (“Greater Feast”)
  • Azerbaijan – Ramazan Bayramı, Orucluq Bayramı
  • Bambara – Seli, Selinicinin (“Lesser Seli”)
  • Bengali – রোজার ঈদ, ঈদুল ফিতর / Rozar Eid, Eid Ul-Fitr
  • Bosnian – Ramazanski bajram (“Ramadan Feast”), Mali Bajram (“Lesser Feast”)
  • Bulgarian – Рамазан Байрам / Ramazan Bayram
  • Chinese – 开斋节 / Kāi zhāi jié
  • Croatian/Croatia – Ramazanski bajram (“Ramadan Feast”)
  • Dutch/Netherlands – Suikerfeest (“Sugar Feast”)
  • Filipino – Wakas ng Ramadan, Hari Raya Buka Puasa, Pagtatapos ng Pag-aayuno
  • French (esp. Senegal & Mali) – Korité (from Wolof)
  • German – Ramadanfest, Zuckerfest (Ramadan Feast, Sugar Feast)
  • Greek/Greece – Μπαϊράμι (Bairami, from Turkish Bayram)
  • Hausa – Sallah, Karamas’Sallah (“small Sallah”)
  • Hebrew – עיד אל-פיטר
  • Hindi – ईद उल-फ़ित्र
  • Indonesia – Hari Raya Idul Fitri, Hari Lebaran
  • Javanese – Riyadin Pitrah (polite), Riyaya Pitrah; Lebaran; Idul Fitri, Ngaidul Fitri, Ngidil Fitri
  • Kazakh – Ораза айт / Oraza ait
  • Kurdish – جێژنی ڕەمەزان / Cejna Remezanê
  • Kyrgyz – Orozo Mayram
  • Macedonia – Рамазан Бајрам
  • Maghrebi Arabic – عيد الصغير / ‘Id as-Saghir (“Lesser Eid”)
  • Malay – Hari Raya Aidilfitri (“Feast of Eid al-Fitr”), Hari Raya Puasa (“Feast of Fasting”), Hari Lebaran
  • Malayalam – ചെറിയ പെരുന്നാൾ / Ceṟiya perunāḷ
  • Minangkabau – Hari Rayo
  • Montenegrin – Ramazanski Bajram
  • Pashto – کمکی اختر / Kamkay Akhtar (“Lesser Feast”); کوچنی اختر / Kočnay Akhtar; وړوکی اختر / Warrukay Akhtar
  • Persian – عید فطر / Eid-e Fitr
  • Portuguese/Portugal – Celebração do fim do jejum
  • Russian/Russia – Праздник Разговения
  • Serbian/Serbia – Рамазански бајрам
  • Sindhi – Ramzan wari Eid
  • Somali/Somalia – Ciid Yare
  • Spanish – Fiesta de la ruptura del ayuno
  • Sundanese/Sudan – Boboran Siyam
  • Swahili – Sikukuu ya Idi, Sikukuu ya Mfunguo Mosi
  • Tamil – நோன்பு பெருநாள் / Nōṉpu perunāḷ
  • Thai language – วันอีด / Eid-Al fitr
  • Tatar – Ураза байрам / Uraza bayram
  • Turkish – Ramazan Bayramı (“Ramadan Feast”)
  • Turkmen – Oraza baýramy
  • Urdu – چھوٹی عید / Choṭī ʿĪd—Lesser Eid ; میٹھی عید / Mīṭhī ʿĪd—Sweet Eid; عیدُ الفطر / ʿĪdu l-Fit̤r—Eid of breaking the fast
  • Uzbek – Хайит Муборак / Hayitingiz Muborak (Happy Eid)
  • Uyghur – روزا ھېيت / Rozi Heyt
  • Zarma – Jingar Keyna (“Lesser Feast”)

(Source: Wikipedia)