Ramadan is celebrated after 30
days of fasting.
Ece from Turkey
are a lot of different types of celebrations in
Turkey. Some of them are from our religion. These
annual festivals are celebrated two times a year.
They are organized by the Islamic calendar.
According the the Christian era (A.D.), both of
them are celebrated 11 days earlier than the
previous year's annual religious
of them is Ramadan which is celebrated after
30 days of fasting. Ramadan means to share
emotions that the poor people feel and experience
because they can't earn enough money to buy food
and to spend easily.
the same time, Ramadan means to support poor
people with money because the religion of Islam
orders us to give to poor people some money or
gifts that are 1/40 of our wealth, like a tax. The
money and /or gifts are given to poor people
politely when they are visited by their relatives
and other rich people.
lasts for three days. Elderly sick people are
visited by their young relatives. All people
prepare for the festival. They make a big cleansing
in their homes and yards before the festival date,
and they wear the cleanest or the newest clothes.
All of the children are given some gifts by parents
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