Eid celebrations launched in Saudi Arabia

Eid celebrations launched in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH (RAHNUMA) Saudi Arabia’s Royal Court, based on the report of the Supreme Court, said on Saturday that Sunday (May 1) will be the last day of the holy month of Ramadan and Monday (May 2) will be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.

In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the Royal Court said: “The Supreme court said that following reports received from courts based on testimonies of those who are experts in the field that the moon of Shawal was not seen. Therefore, it has been decided that Sunday 30/9/1443AH, according to Umm Al-Qura calendar, corresponding to May 1 is the last day of the holy month of Ramadan and that Monday 1/10/1443AH, according to Umm Al-Qura calendar, corresponding to May 2 is the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.”

The Supreme Court congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince, all citizens, residents, and Muslims on the advent of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr.

Earlier, the crescent of the month of Shawwal could not be sighted from the Tamir observatory or from the observatory of Majmaah University in Hautat Sudair on Saturday.

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) launched the “Eid Celebrations Program 2022”, which starts on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr and continues until the 6th of Shawwal in various regions of the Kingdom.

Fireworks displays will be launched to celebrate Eid in various regions at 9:00 pm, except for the city of Jeddah, which will start at 9:30 pm, in addition to 14 theatrical plays that include elite actors of the Arab world, and 14 concerts for the most prominent stars of Gulf and Arab singing in different cities of the Kingdom.

Through this step, the GEA seeks to increase the manifestations of joy and happiness associated with the celebration of this great occasion.

At the same time, the General Entertainment Authority launched the identity of the Eid Al-Fitr Celebrations Program 2022 under the slogan “The Best Eid”, to ensure integrity and compatibility in all uses of the identity, which was designed to reflect the atmosphere of the Eid celebrations, including entertainment activities and fireworks displays that will cover the regions of the Kingdom. The logo’s harmonious elements of cheerful colors and fireworks were inspired by the joy and happiness associated with celebrating this occasion.

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