Celebrate Eid in Trafalgar Square with feast of worldly foods and live music

Published on : Friday, July 17, 2015

Celebrate EidTrafalgar Square in London celebrates free Eid festival to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

 

 

Visitors can sample a feast of worldly foods with stalls will be dishing up Malaysian, Turkish, Asian, Egyptian, Lebanese, Indonesian, and Arabic cuisine.

 

 

Enjoy live music and performance, plus family activities such as face-painting, henna, calligraphy and sports.

 

 

Eid is a global Muslim cultural event. Observed by millions of Muslims, Eid sees celebrations across communities and families throughout the world.

 

 

Eid-al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Fast-Breaking and is a time of important religious significance. It is also a day of forgiveness and unity.

 

 

Ramadan starts with the sighting of the crescent moon and lasts for one month.

 

 

When the crescent moon is visible again at the end of the month, Eid-al-Fitr begins.

 

 

Traditionally the festive atmosphere is increased by everyone wearing their best clothes, so get dressed up and join in the celebrations!

 

 

Source: visitlondon.com

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