Happy Eid! The month of October is Eid ul-Fitr, the first Islamic holiday after the month of Ramadan. This special day is celebrated with all pomp and pageantry. During the day Muslims all over the world celebrate and participate in a variety of activities. There is a lot of shopping and decorating of properties. But one cannot forget the most important function of all; feasting!
During this special day, family members, relatives, friends, neighbors, colleagues gather to break their fast (called Fasting) for a number of days. This is the best time to get together with loved ones. It is also a time to talk about the family’s future, share good news and build up hopes. A number of special events are also arranged during the day. Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations include a variety of feasts, family gatherings, and family activities.
The next city to host a Happy Eid Ul Fitr Day celebration is Cairo, Egypt. Cairo is the second largest city of Egypt and a centre of tourist interests. Tourists from around the globe are attracted by the city’s historical sites, modern-day glitz and glamour, and magnificent mosques. Tourist guides often remind tourists that Cairo is not just a city of tombs and pyramids, but it also a city of great festivals and vibrant nightlife. Tourists can attend a wide range of Egyptian cultural events, including street foods and music.
Happy Eid Ul Fitr Day also marks the annual visit of hundreds of thousands of tourists to the Qasem Party Square where the ancient forum was once located. There they will enjoy live traditional music, shop till you drop, and shop for souvenirs to take home. There is also a children’s party area at the square, which is attended by both adults and children. This children’s party area hosts a wide variety of family-friendly activities, including treasure hunts, balloon rides, face painting, pet displays, and magic shows.
Once a month, the month of Ramadan falls on a busy time of year in Dubai, where the summer months are also very hot. During the summer, a number of special events take place all over the city, such as the Dubai Shopping Festival, which showcases the latest shopping trends in the region. A popular summer event is the camel safari, in which traders from all over the world come to the desert oasis to bid adieu to their heat for a week. A number of Dubai travel bargains are available during the shopping festival, including daily lunch special deals and weekly package deals. Some of these include special travel packages that include hotel accommodation, return car hire, and sightseeing tours.
Last but certainly not least, a family must-visit the Dubai Animal World to see the various animals that make up the ecosystem. The park is only one of the most popular attractions in the city, and it is the site of the annual Dubai World Cup Aquarium Show, during which over a million visitors flock to the planet-warming water attraction. The show, which is held in conjunction with the UN World Wildlife Day, also features animals from around the world. A number of other family-friendly activities are also available during the festival, including a treasure hunt, an experience visit to the Dubai Museum and a trip to the Jumeirah beach.