In New Zealand, Muslims will look around for the new moon today (21 July 2020) which means the Islamic Month of Zul Hajj begins and Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on 31 July 2020. Said Tahir Nawaz
If there is no new moon today, the Eid al-Adha celebration will begin on August 1, 2020. Eid al-Hada is also known as Bakra Eid al-Fitr, in the Indian subcontinent.
Eid al-Adha – the second holiest festival of Muslims around the world also coincides with the annual Hajj ritual
According to Gulf News, the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia has announced that Friday, July 31, will be the first day of Eid al-Adha.
About the author: Tahir Nawaz is a Senior Analyst for Muslim New Zealand & Global Muslim Affairs. He is the current President of the International Muslim Association of New Zealand (IMAN).
Tahir is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington and is actively involved in the interfaith community and members of the Abraham Abrahamic Council of Wellington New Zealand.
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