Children performing Eid prayers, or Salat al-Eid (Arabic: صلاة العيد). © AP Images
Eid al-Fitr is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal. The day is an important religious holiday celebrated by all Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan.