With Meethi Eid just around the corner, everyone is all hyped up to celebrate the true spirit of this day after a month of fasting. However, as the third wave of the coronavirus outbreak hits Pakistan, we all know that this Eid won’t be like the one we all are used to celebrating. With little creativity, there are plenty of things that you can do on Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan 2021.
And oh, if you are wondering when Eid-ul-Fitr 2021 is falling in Pakistan, then Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan will be observed on 13th May, 2021.
Things to Do on Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan 2021
This year might not be the same due to the pandemic, however, we still want you to enjoy these three days of Eid with a happy spirit, which is why we have compiled a list of things you can do on Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan 2021 while following SOPs and staying safe.
Prepare Sweets and Savouries
Eid-ul-Fitr Eid in Pakistan is known as ‘Meethi Eid’ for a reason. No two ways about it: the true spirit of this day is undoubtedly waking up to the aroma of Sheer Khorma and Kheer, but the list of options does not just end here. You can plan an extensive menu with your family’s favourite food items. Involve everyone in the preparation process and cherish this time. There are plenty of things that you can cook for your family and add flavour to your Eid. Adding these delicacies to the table will give you all the more reasons to be excited about celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan 2021.
Watch the Special Shows on Television
One of the best things about Eid in Pakistan are the shows which are specially made for the occasion of Eid released on the Pakistani channels. As the cinemas would be closed this Eid, and there is no place where you can hang out with your loved ones, these shows are an amazing alternative. These shows are articulated in an exceptionally brilliant way which keeps the viewers engaged and distracted.
Organise a Family Party on Zoom
We all can relate to how important it is to be close to our family and friends during Eid as the warmth and affection of our loved ones is what makes this day special. But technology has made it easier to connect amidst coronavirus; you can now create a zoom party, ask all your close friends or relatives to join and enjoy your Eid while having your loved ones right next to you – virtually.
Put on New Bedsheets and Pillow Covers
It is one of the traditions to doll-up your house on the Eid morning since there are a lot of guests coming in to meet and greet you. The situation has changed due to the pandemic. It would be impossible and risky to have guests over for celebrations. Considering the guidelines for social distancing, it does not mean that you can’t do the usual things. By putting on new bedsheets, cushions, and pillow covers can add a livelier and a refreshing look to your house which you would be needing now more than ever.
FAQs About Eid-Ul-Fitr
Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about Eid-ul-Fitr.
When are the Eid Holidays starting?
The Eid holidays are starting from 10th May and will be ending on 15th May.
What do families usually do on Eid?
Traditionally, adults give children and young people money or gifts as Eidi and visit relatives and neighbors.
Is Eid namaz Farz or Wajib?
Eid Namaz is Wajib (mandatory) according to Hanafi scholars, and Farz according to Hanbali scholars.
This concludes our list of ideas as to what you can do on Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan 2021 while making sure you follow all the SOPs. The pandemic may have changed the way we celebrate Eid, but we can still make the most out of it while maintaining social distance as it is our responsibility to keep ourselves as well as everyone around us safe.
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