Just under 422 million africans are muslim and this is a celebratory time in their religious calendar. I remember Eid being a part of my life growing up in Kenya mostly because my Muslim firends and classmates missed this day of school every year at my catholic school. I was often very jealous.
Around Africa, Eid is being celebrated with big feasts to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr , the three day festival marking the end of the Ramadan fast. After prayers at sunrise in the mosque, a celebratory family mean is sharedd. Its also a time for gift-giving, traveling home to see loved ones
The words "Eid Mubarak" mean "Blessed Feast." I love that!It is a beautiful thing the role that food plays in celebrating religious holidays from Christmas to Eid, food plays a key role in how. Around Africa this is being celebrated and I wanted to higlight some great blogs that celebrate it: