Eid al-Fitr 2020: How was Eid different this year?

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Celebrating Eid in lockdown

Muslims across the UK celebrated Eid al-Fitr. this weekend.

The festival marks the end of Ramadan, a holy month where Muslims won't eat or drink between dawn and sunset, a practice known as fasting.

Fasting is important for Muslims during Ramadan as it allows them to devote themselves to their faith and come closer to Allah, or God.

Things were a bit different this year due to the coronavirus lockdown. Traditionally, the festival is marked with prayers in mosques and visits to friends and family.

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But with the the social distancing rules in place this couldn't be done. Families still celebrated at home and found ways to enjoy the festival together.

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