EID CELEBRATION

[PHOTOS] Muslims across Kenya celebrate Eid

If you wish to bid good tidings during Eid the most effective way is to say 'Eid Mubarak'.

In Summary

•Muslim faithful's from all parts of the country converged today at their respective mosques to engage in prayers during Eid-Al Fitr.

•If you wish to bid good tidings during Eid the most effective way is to say 'Eid Mubarak'.

Mombasa politician Mohamed Tenge (C) following proceedings during Eid prayers at Ronald Ngala grounds in Mombasa county.
Mombasa politician Mohamed Tenge (C) following proceedings during Eid prayers at Ronald Ngala grounds in Mombasa county.
Image: JOHN CHESOLI

Muslims in Kenya celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr which begins with the first sighting of the moon after a month of fasting.

Eid-ul-Fitr translates to “the festival of breaking the fast”.

Fasting is viewed as a demonstration of worship, which empowers Muslims to feel closer to God and reinforces their spiritual well being and self-control.

Muslims during Eid prayers at tononoka grounds in Mombasa county.
Muslims during Eid prayers at tononoka grounds in Mombasa county.
Image: JOHN CHESOLI

Muslim faithful from all parts of the country converged today at their respective mosques to engage in prayers during Eid-ul-Fitr.

Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga have shared their best wishes to Muslims across the nation as they observe Eid-ul-Fitr.

Muslims during Eid prayers at tononoka grounds in Mombasa county.
Muslims during Eid prayers at tononoka grounds in Mombasa county.
Image: JOHN CHESOLI

President Uhuru Kenyatta shared his message of goodwill too.

“To all our Muslim brothers and sisters, as we mark the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan today, it gives me great pleasure to send you this message of goodwill and best wishes as you celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr.’’

Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022/ Image:
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022/ Image:
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

“Even though the Holy Month of Ramadhan has come to an end, I urge all Muslims to keep praying for the country as we head towards elections” he said.

A Muslim faithful hand-decorated in hena during the marking of Eid Ul Fitr on May 2, 2022
A Muslim faithful hand-decorated in hena during the marking of Eid Ul Fitr on May 2, 2022
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

In many countries, Eid-ul-Fitr is a public holiday. Individuals celebrate it by sharing large meals among friends and family.

If you wish to bid good tidings during Eid, the most effective way is to say 'Eid Mubarak'.

Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Muslims gather for prayers at Sir Ali Muslim Club, Kariakor on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Muslims faithful stand for the Eid al-Fitr prayers led by Sheikh Orissa Mbatia at Masjid Khadija mosque in Majengo during the world celebration for the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Masjid Khadija mosque in Majengo, Pumwani on May 2nd 2022.
Muslims faithful stand for the Eid al-Fitr prayers led by Sheikh Orissa Mbatia at Masjid Khadija mosque in Majengo during the world celebration for the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Masjid Khadija mosque in Majengo, Pumwani on May 2nd 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Kids having fun at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Kids having fun at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kids having fun at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Kids having fun at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kids having fun on a merry-go-round at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Kids having fun on a merry-go-round at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
Kids having fun on a merry-go-round at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Kids having fun on a merry-go-round at Sir Ali Muslim Club on May 2, 2022.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI
A woman preparing a meal as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan across the world at Majengo, Pumwani on May 2, 2022.
A woman preparing a meal as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan across the world at Majengo, Pumwani on May 2, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
A woman preparing a meal as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan across the world at Majengo, Pumwani on May 2, 2022.
A woman preparing a meal as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan across the world at Majengo, Pumwani on May 2, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
A woman preparing a meal as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan across the world at Majengo, Pumwani on May 2, 2022.
A woman preparing a meal as Muslims celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan across the world at Majengo, Pumwani on May 2, 2022.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Muslim faithful converge at Diamond Mosque in Nairobi South B area for Eid Ul Fitri on May 2, 2022.
Muslim faithful converge at Diamond Mosque in Nairobi South B area for Eid Ul Fitri on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Muslim faithful converge at Diamond Mosque in Nairobi South B area for Eid Ul Fitri on May 2, 2022.
Muslim faithful converge at Diamond Mosque in Nairobi South B area for Eid Ul Fitri on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Muslim faithful heading for prayers during Eid Ul Fitri at Diamond mosque on May 2, 2022.
Muslim faithful heading for prayers during Eid Ul Fitri at Diamond mosque on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Muslim women walk out shortly after prayers at Diamond Estate in Nairobi South B area on May 2, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
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