The beginning and end of Ramadan, and a month in the Islamic Calendar, has traditionally been based on "hilal" sightings, which is the method mentioned in the Holy Quran and followed by the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar and Eid festival is celebrated on the first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the year. Organised either within one's home or in a public space, it is a time for grand eating and merrymaking.
Eid Al Fitr will begin on Sunday June 25, meaning that private sector workers will enjoy a four-day weekend before returning to the office on Tuesday June 27.
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Canberra's vibrant and diverse Muslim community will mark Eid al-Fitr by attending special morning prayers before a feast of traditional dishes - their first daytime meal in a month. This means Muslims in South Africa will most likely celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday, the 26th of June.
However many other ways of determining the date also include the actual sighting of the moon or calculating the birth of the new moon.
The Fiji Muslim League humbly requests employers to grant leave to their Muslim employees to attend to the obligatory Eid-ul-Fitr prayer and other commitments for the day, he adds. Muslims wear new clothes and celebrate the day, which marks a moment of giving thanks and reflecting on completing a month-long fast.
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Authorities have started securing designated sites for Eid'l Fitr open-field congregational prayers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), which covers Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur and the island provinces of Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi. Most Muslims residing in the United States will celebrate on Sunday.
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates have announced an end to this year's Ramadan Fast, according to Aljazeera.
Later, everyone wishes each other and exchange gifts with love. Markazi Ruyat-e-Hilal Committee will take the final decision on the Eid al-Fitr date in India.
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Astronomers calculated that the new moon birth will be on Saturday, June 24 at 02:31 GMT.