Ramadan ends tonight

The holy month of Ramadan for Muslims ends tonight with the Eid feast. During Ramadan, Muslims fast between the hours of daylight. This year Ramadan started on June 25th and ends tonight in New Zealand.

Listen to June 8 2016 for more about Ramadan. Also listen to Ramadan in New Zealand in 2012 when athletes competing in the Olympic Games had to decide whether they could fast during the day and still compete.

Also listen to a Pakistani student telling us how Muslims in Pakistan celebrate Eid at the end of Ramadan.


feast (v, n) – to eat food to celebrate an occasion, special food for a celebration
fast (v, n) – to go without food, the act of not eating

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