Pakistani festivels

Pakistani festivels

Pakistan is a country with a rich culture, and as such, it has many festivals throughout the year that are celebrated with great enthusiasm. Some of the main festivals in Pakistan include:

Eid al-Fitr

  • Eid al-Fitr: This festival marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is celebrated by Muslims around the world.

Eid al-Adha

  • Eid al-Adha: also called the “Festival of Sacrifice,” it is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God.

Independence Day

  • Independence Day: It is celebrated on August 14th to mark Pakistan’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947.

Pakistan Day

  • Pakistan Day: celebrated on March 23rd in commemoration of the Lahore Resolution of 1940 and marks the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan during the transition of the Dominion of Pakistan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan


  • Shab-e-Barat: This is a Muslim festival that is celebrated on the night of the 14th of Sha’ban, the eighth month of the Islamic calendar.


  • Ashura: This is a Shia Muslim festival that commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad.


  • Chehlum: This is also a Shia Muslim festival observed 40 days after Ashura and marks the martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali


  • Urs : is a traditional festival of Islamic saints, especially in south Asian, Middle East and Central Asian culture, where the anniversary of the death of a Sufi saint is celebrated.

Iqbal Day

  • Iqbal Day: November 9th, to mark the birthday of Allama Iqbal, a philosopher, poet, and politician who is considered one of the most important figures in Pakistani history.

These are some of the popular festivals in Pakistan, But there are many other regional festivals and events which are also celebrated by people in different parts of the country.

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