Saturday 13 August 2011

Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Hari Raya Aidilfitri (also known as Hari Raya Lebaran, Hari Raya Idul Fitri, and Hari Raya Puasa, literally “Celebration Day of Fasting”) is the Malay term for the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Fitr or Id-ul-Fitr.

It is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of “Puasa” (fasting). The holiday symbolizes the breaking of the fasting period. It is celebrated starting on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal / Syawal.

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is celebrated on 30 August 2011.

Here are some pictures taken at Geylang Serai in the lead up to Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

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