When is Eid Al-Fitr 2015?

Eid al-Fitr mass prayer in Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta, Indonesia
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Question: When is Eid Al-Fitr 2015?

Eid Al-Fitr is a holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting which is one of the greatest religious observance in Islam. What is the date for Eid Al-Fitr in 2015?

Answer: Eid Al-Fitr is expected to be on or around July 17, 2015.

Note: The exact dates of Islamic holidays cannot be determined in advance, due to the nature of the Islamic lunar calendar. Estimates are based on expected visibility of the hilal (waxing crescent moon following a new moon) and may vary according to location.

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