Monday 21 September 2009

Eid ul-Fitr 2009 Around the World

The Huffington Post has an article about how people celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr around the world:

"EGYPT – Families thronged the streets and the banks of the Nile to celebrate, showing off children in new holiday outfits. On overloaded Nile cruise boats decorated with brightly colored lights, men and women danced to traditional Egyptian music blaring. Children set off fireworks in the streets."

You can read the rest here

Afghan children enjoy swing on Eid al-Fitr festival, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009. Eid al-Fitr festival marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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