Orlando Prepares for Special `Eid with Car Decoration Contest

For the first time, millions of Muslims around the world will perform `Eid prayer at home, due to coronavirus lockdown.

Yet, in Orlando, the Muslim community are keen on making it a very special day to remember despite difficulties.

To brighten the occasion, `Eid Orlando Facebook page announced they would be hosting a car decorating contest during the Car Parade.

Eid orlando will be doing a Eid parade at the Orange county Convention center on Sunday May24thTo spruce up the…

Posted by Eid Orlando on Sunday, 17 May 2020

“This fun family activity will get everyone ready for `Eid celebrations,” an event announcing the contest said.

“All participants must register before Saturday May 23rd. Volunteers will take a photo of your decorated vehicle and subsequently upload the TOP TEN vehicles onto `Eid Orlando’s Facebook page for voting.

“First, Second and Third place winners will be announced Wednesday May 27th and will receive gift certificates from local businesses.”

Posted by Eid Orlando on Thursday, 14 May 2020

`Eid Al-Fitr is expected to start on Sunday, May 24, according to the Fiqh Council of North America (FQNA).

Marking the end of Ramadan fasting, `Eid Al-Fitr is one the two main Islamic religious festivals along with `Eid Al-Adha.

As the COVID-19 threat remains, the FQNA urged Muslims to celebrate `Eid at home.