Festivals in Bangladesh: List of all Festivals of Bangladesh

 Festivals in Bangladesh: List of all Festivals of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a land of festivals. Different kinds of festivals are celebrated here. These festivals are different types. Some of the festivals have religious value, some of the festivals have traditional backgrounds. Some of them are celebrated as a national festival. National festivals have some historical background. Most of the national festivals of Bangladesh are related to the history of Bangladesh. Here We have written all kinds of festivals in Bangladesh.

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Muslim Festivals

Muslim is the largest community in Bangladesh. Most of the people of Bangladesh believes in Islam. So, Islamic festivals are the biggest festivals in Bangladesh. Bangladesh governments pay supreme priority to Islamic festivals. Here we have discussed the different Islamic festivals of Bangladesh.

Eid ul-Fitr

Eid Ul Fitr Salat
Eid Ul Fitr Salat

After the end of one-month fasting, Muslim celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr. Eid-ul-Fitr is the first day of the Arabic Shawal month. It is one of the biggest festivals of Bangladesh as well as for the Muslim. Bangladesh Government declares three days public holiday on this occasion. People of class exchange greetings to their friends and families.


Eid Ul Adha Wallpaper

Eid-ul-Adha is the second-largest festivals of the Muslim community. Eid-ul-Adha is also known as Bakr-Id. It is actually a festival of sacrifices. Muslims observe this day to the memory of Ibrahim (A) who sacrifices his son for the pleasure of Allah(SWT). There are two major festivals in Islam. Eid-ul-Adha is the second one.

Chaand Raat

The night before the Eid-ul-Fitr is known as Chand Rat. Chaand is the synonym of Moon. Raat for the night. The night when the Arabic Shawal month’s moon has been sighted is known as Chaand Raat. People especially younger celebrates this night with great enthusiasm. People love to finish the preparation of Eid on this night.


According to the Arabic Callender, Ashura is the tenth day of Arabic First Month Muharram. On this day, The Prophet Muhammad (SAW)’s grandson Imam Husayn (R) has been killed at the battle of Karbala. To remember the history and commemorates the death, this day is observed in Muslim Country like Bangladesh, India, Nepal, etc.

Eid-e-Meeladun Nabi

Bangladeshi Muslims participate in a rally to mark Eid e Miladunnabi
Bangladeshi Muslims participate in a rally to mark Eid e Miladunnabi

Prophets in Islam Muhammad (SAW) was born in the Islamic third month Rabiul-Awal. According to the Islamic Callendar, the date was 12th Rabi-ul-Awal. The Muslim Ummah celebrates this day as a birth date of Prophet (SAW). The people remember the activity of Prophet (SAW) and arrange a different religious program on this day. The day is a public holiday in Bangladesh.


Shab E Qadr Wall Paper
Shab E Qadr Wall Paper

Shab-e-Qadr is also known as the night of decree. According to the Islamic belief, Prayer on this night is better than the thousands night’s prayer. It is one of the nights of the last 10 days of Arabic Month Ramadan. According to the Holy Quran, The Quran has been revealed to the Muslim. Most of the Islamic Scholar says that it is the night of 27th Ramadan. Muslim observes this day with great enthusiasm.

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