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Hari Raya in Malaysia and Singapore
Eid al Fitr is the most important festival for Muslims in many parts of the world, including in Singapore and Malaysia, where the festival is called as Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Hari Raya Puasa. It celebrates the end of Ramadan (Puasa Month/ Fasting Month), the month where Muslims are obliged to Puasa (Fasting) from dawn to sunset. More >
Hari Raya Eid al-Fitr Celebrations
Eid al-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Around the world, there are many names to refer to this day, which is one of the most important festival for Muslims.
In Malay-speaking countries of Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei Eid is often called (affectionately) as Hari Raya (literally means “Big Day” or “Celebration Day”), Lebaran, Idul Fitri, or Aidil Fitri.