What is Eid al-Fitr? Eid al-Fitr simply means ‘the feast of fast-breaking’. Do you know that it’s the Eid al-Fitr religious celebration comes Saturday May 2020 through to Sunday and Monday May 2020 through to Sunday 24th May 2020. In this article, religious Eid al-Fitr Facebook cover photo for timeline, I will be telling you of the various ways you can use your Facebook timeline to help you celebrate the Eid al Fitr Muslim celebration on Facebook. At the end of June in the 2020 calendar year, Muslims all over the world will be gathering to celebrate the Eid al Fitr. Now what do you know about this festive and religious celebration and how can you a Muslim celebrate with Facebook?
Religious Eid Al-Fitr Facebook Cover Photo For Timeline
This period is a very important and holy one for Muslims all over the globe. Do you know why? This festival held by Muslims marks the end of Ramadan. This celebration normally is held to celebrate the end of fasting. During this period Muslims do fast from sun up to sundown in honor of the month that the Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammed. This long fasting period is not just about abstinence from food, but rather it is abstaining from drinking of liquids, alcohol, and water included, medications, having sex, and even smoking.
This religious event begins when the moon is first sighted in the sky. With this, it simply means that the event starts on different days and at different times all over the world depending on your location. But in order to make it more uniform, some Muslims observe the event when the new moon appears over mecca. It might also interest you to know that this event lasts for three days all over the world.
On the morning of this religious event, as a Muslim you are expected to cleanse your body and put on new clothes. Also there are special Eid greetings such as the Eid Mubarak which translates to have a blessed Eid. Also to mark this religious event there are prayers and there are also sharing of gifts among Muslims. Eid al-Fitr is known as the lesser Eid as it is one of the two important Eid celebrations. The other is the Eid al-Adha which is known as the greater Eid.
How To Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr On Facebook
You probably might be wondering how people are going to celebrate with most regions all over the world in lockdown. Well this is where social media platforms like Facebook come into play. Since most persons are confined to their homes in self-isolation and the rest observing social distancing, it is no surprise that this year’s celebration will come with a twist and it won’t be as it used to. Well I have great news for you as you can still share the love in the period of celebration. Therefore if you are a Muslim out there, you need to listen carefully to everything I have to share from here on henceforth
With Facebook and features like the cover photo and timeline, you can still share and observe the love during this period. With the cover photo feature, you can upload beautiful Eid pictures and photos or you can take photos with your family and friends and share on your Facebook timeline profile for others to see.
Facebook Account Create
In order to be able to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Facebook via your timeline, you will need to have a Facebook account in place. If you don’t have a Facebook account, you will need to create one. Luckily for you creating a Facebook account is free and easy. In a bit, I will be guiding you through the steps in creating a Facebook account. To sign up for a free Facebook account, follow the steps below;
- On your device, go to facebook.com.
- You will be directed to the Facebook homepage, click on the create account tab.
- On the next page which is the account registration page, enter the required details in the necessary spaces.
- Click on the sign-up tab at the end after filling the account registration page.
That’s all about creating a Facebook account successfully.
How To Get Religious Eid Al-Fitr Photos For Your Timeline
This one is easy. You can either go online to download these pictures or you can actually take or snap pictures with your friends and family and then share them on Facebook in the spirit of the Eid al-Fitr celebration.
How To Upload A Photo On Your Facebook Timeline
Uploading of pictures on your timeline is easy. Now that you have a Facebook account in place, you can now proceed to uploading a photo on the platform. To do this, follow the steps below;
- Login to your Facebook account.
- Click on photo/video at the top of your Facebook newsfeed.
- Next, select the photos you want to share on your timeline.
- You can choose to add more photos, tag friends, add location, add a location, add a felling, or activity. Or even edit the photo before you post.
- Select your audience such as public and then click on post.
That’s how you share and show the love in the period of celebration on your Facebook timeline. ‘Eid Mubarak’!