The three days of Eid have come to a end, and Muslims around the world have found ways to celebrate under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic. Eid Al-Fitr, the feast after the holy month of Ramadan is a special time for Muslims around the world, where they gather with family and friends, and enjoy traditional sweets.
We asked different people living in different places to show us how they managed to experience the festivities, how they managed to gather without meeting and celebrate without gathering. From home cooking to video calls to at-home weddings, here are personal photographs of this year’s Eid.
Love always finds a way. Soraya and Seif didn’t let COVID-19 stop them from tying the knot at home during Eid. With just a few family members it was no big white wedding, but it’s a story they will always be able to tell. Photo courtesy of Tawfik Mohamed.
Eid holidays in a hotel resort? Yes please! Omar spent the three days of Eid with his friends in a hotel in Dubai, UAE observing social distancing rules on the beaches and inside. Photo courtesy of Omar Aboulkassem.