DAVAO CITY — Marking the end of a month-long fast, Muslims all over the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan with the Eid’l Fitr. Depending on their specific cultural backgrounds, Muslims celebrate, usually by gathering in mosques or open fields to recite the Eid prayers.
In Davao, hundreds of Muslims celebrate Eid’l Fitr at the Tionko Football Field at Agro Industrial Foundation College of the Philippines. The prayer started at 7:00 am on Wednesday, July 6.
President Duterte declared Eid’l Fitr as a regular holiday last Monday, July 4 “to bring the religious and cultural significance of the Eid’l Fitr to the fore of national consciousness.” (davaotoday.