Thursday 17 August 2017

Londoners pulled out all the stops to celebrate Eid

The sun came out for the event at Trafalgar Square.

(John Stillwell/PA)
(John Stillwell/PA)

By Prudence Wade

For Muslims, Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. To celebrate Eid, London’s mayor Sadiq Khan hosted a free festival in Trafalgar Square this afternoon.

The celebration saw thousands of people watch the likes of Safe Addam and Yusuf Islam take the stage, with various stalls for food, drink and other shops dotted around the square.

Here are some of the best pictures from the colourful celebration.

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(John Stillwell/PA)
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(John Stillwell/PA)

It definitely looked like people were enjoying the day.

Everyone is probably just thankful that the sun came out for the event, which obviously makes everything better.

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