Tag: Şeker Bayramı

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British Turks start Eid celebrations with socially-distanced prayers at mosques

After a month of fasting, British Turks and fellow Muslims in the United Kingdom and around the world today celebrated Eid al-Fitr, or Ramazan Bayramı (Ramadan Festival) or Şeker Bayramı (Sweet Festival) in Turkish. For the second year running, the religious festival was held under Covid restrictions. While these have been relaxed in the UK, […]

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Ramazan Bayramı: “when our bonds are strengthened, joys and pains are shared,” says Ambassador Oya Tuncalı

Ambassador Oya Tuncalı, the London Representative for the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, has used her annual Eid / Ramazan Bayramı message to wish for “hope and love”, while underlining the need for “unity” within Britain’s Turkish Cypriot community. The ambassador also stressed the importance of “the preservation and continuation of our cultural values” for […]

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Şeker Bayramı – celebrating the end of Ramazan

Today marks the start of a three-day public holiday in Turkey and North Cyprus to celebrate the end of the 30-day fast of Ramazan. Several other Muslim countries will also follow suit, after the new crescent moon was observed in Mecca. The rest of the Muslim world will commence their own festivities, which is called […]

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Sweet, fun things in London this Bayram

Today marks the end of the annual 30-day fast, which is celebrated with a 3-day public holiday in Turkey, North Cyprus and across the rest of the Muslim world. Those here in London can join in the festivities too. Traditionally known as Şeker Bayramı (Sweet Eid), the festival is a time to thank God for […]