Eid al-Fitr Holiday 2021 in Afghanistan

Eid al-Fitr 2021 in Afghanistan is a significant Islamic festival observed majorly by Sunni Muslims residing in Afghanistan with a sense of unity, harmony and excitement. This festival marks the end of the month-long fasting during Ramadan and celebrated with family, friends and loved ones. The occurrence of Eid al-Fitr is based on the sighting of the Moon as per the Islamic Calendar.

When is Eid al-Fitr Holiday in 2021?

14

May, 2021

(Friday)

Eid al-Fitr Holiday in Afghanistan

People wish each other on this fruitful day and say “Kochnai Akhtar” and "Eidet Mobarak Roza wa Namazet Qabool Dakhel Hajiha wa Ghaziha" to greet each other. Houses are thoroughly cleaned, decorated with lights, new clothes are bought and delicious meals and desserts are prepared. Some of the popular delicacies prepared on this day include Jelabi, Bolani, Cake wa Kolcha and much more. Eidi is offered to kids as a gift and a blessing.

Is Eid al-Fitr Holiday a Public Holiday in Afghanistan?

Eid al-Fitr Holiday is a public holiday for the general population according to Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.

Eid al-Fitr Holiday Observances

Year Weekday Date Name Holiday Type
2019 Wed 5 June Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
2020 Mon 25 May Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
2021 Fri 14 May Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
2022 Wed 4 May Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
2023 Sun 23 April Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
2024 Thu 11 April Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
2025 Tue 1 April Eid al-Fitr Holiday Public Holiday
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Quick Facts

This year: Fri, 14 May 2021
Next year: Wed, 4 May 2022
Last year: Mon, 25 May 2020
Type : Public Holiday