AN photo Crowds gathered outside the Boulevard and in the parking lot to eagerly enter the celebrations, but quickly found that the tickets were sold out.
In accordance with Islamic tradition, festivities cannot begin until the first sighting of the crescent moon has been observed, meaning that some parts of the world may celebrate Eid Al-Fitr on a slightly different date to others.
The first day of eid celebrations began at 8:30 p.
It brings together families and communities for sumptuous feasts, the giving of gifts, and colorful festivities.
Ahmed Al-Mali, a Jeddawi who lives in Riyadh, traveled back to his city for the activities.
After the prayer, the king received a number of princes, scholars, sheikhs, dignitaries, and senior civil and military officials who greeted him on Eid Al-Fitr.