After 24 Years, For The 1st Time, Ramadan To Fall In Winter In UAE

Ramadan will be extra special with the beautiful Dubai weather and festivities.

by Priyanka Fernandes
After 24 Years, For The 1st Time, Ramadan To Fall In Winter In UAE

The city of Dubai comes alive with the spirit of Ramadan each year, as people of all ages and backgrounds come together to celebrate this holy month with immense joy and enthusiasm. From the first sighting of the crescent moon to the final day of Eid al-Fitr, the city shows a palpable sense of exultant and anticipation. As the days ensue, the festivities and celebrations only continue to grow, with colourful lanterns and people gathering for iftar and suhoor meals, traditional music, and delicious aromas wafting from the countless food stalls and markets. This year’s Ramadan is even more special because it falls in the cosy winter season, providing the perfect backdrop for families and friends to gather in warmth and comfort to break their fasts and share in the joy of this blessed month.

Ramadan In Winter In 2024

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Mark your calendars and prepare for the spiritual journey ahead. The esteemed Emirates Astronomy Society has finally announced the awaited dates for Ramadan 2024. The holy month of Ramadan may commence on Thursday, March 12, 2024, and conclude on Friday, April 11, 2024. However, the official commencement dates will be subject to the sighting of the crescent moon closer to the time

The Emirates Astronomy Society has released a detailed announcement regarding the expected dates for Ramadan 2024. According to them, Ramadan may begin on Thursday, March 12, 2024, and conclude on Friday, April 11, 2024. It is worth noting that these dates are subject to change because they rely on astronomical calculations, and the actual start and end dates will ultimately depend on the sighting of the crescent moon. This announcement will enable them to plan their fasting, religious activities, and other schedule accordingly.

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Delicious Food, Sparkling Lights, And Bustling Outdoor Markets

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This year, during Ramadan in Dubai, we can expect a lot of outdoor shopping events with family-friendly stalls selling traditional clothes, dates, lanterns, and more. You can also experience the authentic culture, get henna designs drawn, and enjoy the local cuisine. Iftar buffets are common, with tents offering traditional Arabic dishes and international cuisines. Iftar tents with outdoor areas this year, allowing you to dine under the stars, will make Ramadan memorable.

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