TRIBUNNEWS.COM – The Canadian Center for Muslim Community and Moongazing announces that Ottawa will celebrate Eid 2022 on May 2.
According to figures released in 2017, Canada’s Muslim population is over one million people, which represents 3.2% of the country’s population.
Currently, Canada does not have an official public holiday for Eid Al-Fitr or other Muslim holidays.
Muslims in Canada are closing their businesses and offices for at least a day.
Growth of the Canadian Muslim population
Canadian public figures and politicians have also celebrated the occasion along with other Islamic holidays in recent years, in recognition of Canada’s growing Muslim population.
Across North America, mosques and Muslim community centers are seeing more crowds as people take advantage of these opportunities to socialize and connect with their communities.
The dates of Eid and other Islamic celebrations change from year to year, as the Islamic lunar calendar does not conform to the Gregorian calendar, which means that sighting of the moon is needed each month to determine the date. exact.
Saudi Arabia and India celebrate Eid on May 2, 2022
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