Muslim Eid Festival promoting London’s multi-ethnic status is a huge Islamic annual festival

Muslim Eid Festival takes place at the Trafalgar Square, London every year. This is a huge Islamic annual festival marking the culmination of Ramadan (29/30 days of fasting) and Eid. This event attracts a diverse audience from wider communities; Malaysians, Indonesians, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Moroccans, Sudanese and south Asian communities.

Why and who introduced Eid Festival

Taking proactive stance on promoting London’s multi-ethnic status by ensuring that the city’s various communities were able to celebrate their symbolic occasions and festivals, Ex. Mayor of London Ken Livingstone introduced Eid in the Trafalgar Square in 2006. It has been observing since then.

How Muslim Eid Festival is celebrated in London

This festival includes a food festival where you can sample a host of delicious cuisines from across the world. There’ll be Malaysian, Turkish, South Asian, Egyptian, Lebanese, Indonesian, Arabic, Bangladeshi, Pakistani and more.

You can also enjoy live music and performances, while there’s also a range of fun activities for children to try like face-painting, henna, calligraphy and sports.

When and Where Muslim Eid Festival is held and how to get here

Time: At the end of Holy Ramadan and Eid ul Fitre. Usually first Saturday after the Eid al-Fitr. Last year (2017) it was held in July.
Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN. It is situated at the heart of London. See the location in Google Map.
Nearest Tube: Charing Cross (Northern Line and Bakerloo Line). Bus- Bus numbers 9, 6, 9, 23, 139, 3, 12, 23, 88, 159, 453, 12, 91, 11, 24, 87, 24, 29, 176, 15, 53, 176. Make a plan to get here by TFL Journey Plan

Visit the website on Eid in the Trafalgar Square for more details. You may also visit related religious places or top attractions in London

Some highlights on Eid Festival 2016 Trafalgar Square London

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