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Today is a very special day for all Muslims because it celebrates the festival of Eid ul-Fitr.
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Today is a very special day for all Muslims because it celebrates the festival of Eid ul-Fitr. Before this festival began, my parents gave money to charity, so that everyone has enough to be able to celebrate the festival properly. While we are celebrating, we have to remember the poorer members of the society, and is known as one of the five duties of all Muslims.
This festival marks the end of the fast of Ramadan, and is celebrated on the first day of the tenth month of the Islamic year (Shawal). During Ramadan, Muslims are required to fast, unless they are travellers, children under the age of ten, and are pregnant or sick.
The excitement of seeing the moon of Eid is greater than at the beginning of Ramadan. In London, the new moon cannot often be seen because of the clouds, and so we find out about the appearance of the Eid moon from mosques and Islamic centres, which receive this information from Muslim countries by radio, telex and telephone. On the night that Ramadan ends, we do not go to bed and meet up with our friends and family, to watch for the new
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