There won’t be an Eid ul Fitr 2022 in the UK event this year. Muslims celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr on the 1st of Shawal after observing daily fasts.
Eid-ul-Fitr is one of the biggest Islamic events but it occurs on different dates every year. This means there is always great excitement and anticipation among people. But due to Covid-19, people will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in UK without going out.
When is Eid in London?
As the month of Ramadan is ending on 12 May 2022, Muslims in the UK will celebrate this Islamic event on 13 May 2022. Festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr last for three days and there are also public holidays in major Islamic countries. There is not a public holiday as such in the UK on Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 but educational institutions allow Muslim students to take off from schools. The biggest Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations were recorded in 2018 in Birmingham and 140,000 people attended the Eid prayer event in Park.
How people will spend Eid ul Fitr 2022 in London?
As we all know, the last Eid festivities were impacted by Covid and lockdown. 2022 is not different from last year, this year Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 festivities will perform at a smaller level because of the current lockdown situation.
Here is everything you need to know about the holiday.
There are no boundaries for fasting on Eid day. Feasting with friends, families, and communities is a part of the festivities of Eid-ul-fitr. Muslims exchange gifts and clean their hearts during this time of year. Sugar Feasts are an Islamic tradition to distribute sweets among your community during the holiday of Eid-ul- Fitr.
People greet each other and say “Eid Mubarak” after they finish their prayers. Ladies cook and share their dishes with their neighbours, community friends and the poor.
“It is a tradition to visit relatives on Eid day. It is a special time for children. There are different concerts in England during the month of August. It’s not surprising that Non-Muslims also take part in the celebrations of the holiday.”
There is not a lot of ways to celebrate this event in the UK.
Give Zakat/Fitna on Eid-ul-Fitr 2022
In the UK, the Fitrana rate for each person is four dollars. People distribute meals, food and pay a special amount of Fitrana to the poor at the end of the month.
“There isn’t a time to pay for Fitrana. Some people prefer to offer Fitrana before the festival, while others perform this religious duty after the festival.”
How you can celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr London 2022?
“Due to the Pandemic, several areas of England are in a state of lock down. This year’s festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr are limited. People are being recommended to offer prayers in their homes.”
“People can’t wander on the streets on this occasion. It is suggested to celebrate this joyful Islamic event with your family. You can share your food with your friends. People who live outside of London are not allowed to visit with their relatives. People are not allowed to leave their houses when they are inside.”
On Eid-ul-Fitr 2022, many parks and outside event areas are closed. People are advised to celebrate this Islamic event with great enthusiasm but with strict SOPs.