Saturday, August 13

Tag: Eid

Cultural and Interfaith Calendar
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Cultural and Interfaith Calendar

The Cultural and Interfaith calendar shows some important events across 2015 and 2016. Many events are celebrated here at Royal Holloway due to our multi-cultural and diverse campus. We have decided to highlight a few so that students are aware of their meanings and dates. Last term, the Holi festival was very successful and saw many students celebrating with the powdered paint! There are many events throughout the year and this calendar highlights a few of those. To over two billion Muslims, Eid al-Fitr, also known as The Feast of Breaking the Fast, is an important celebration to announce the ending of the fasting, Ramadan, but also to thank Allah for the strength he has given them throughout Ramadan. They start celebrating by sighting the crescent moon after sunset on the last day of ...