Eid in the park

Northamptonshire's Muslim community is celebrating Eid Ul Fitr this week.

The long hot days through the month of July have been a challenge for those who have observed the fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

Now for the first time in the County, Muslims from different communities have been invited to special prayers for Eid in the open at the Racecourse in Northampton.

Northamptonshire's Muslim community will celebrate Eid Ul Fitr this Thursday or Friday depending on the sighting of the new moon.

The long hot days through the month of July have been a challenge for those who have observed the fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

Now for the time in the County, Muslims from different communities are being invited to the special prayers for Eid in the open at the Racecourse in Northampton.

Alaa Abouzanad is one of the organisers of Eid in the Park. In this extract presenter Jona Kotnis speaks to him to find out how he has coped with the fasting ...

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