Eid al-Fitr holiday in Addis Ababa special program


Melat Mulugeta

The 1440th Eid al-Fitr celebration took place at Ethiopia on June 4, 2019. The celebration in Addis Ababa was more colorful compared to previous years with more than one million followers gathered at Addis Ababa Stadium. Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Council President, Mufti Haji Omar, and Addis Ababa city’s acting Mayor, Takele Uma have attended the ceremony, among other dignitaries. On Monday, Ethiopian Orthodox Church’s Sunday school in cleaning up spaces in and around the Addis Ababa stadium in preparation for Eid prayers.