Eid Festival brings Muslim community to East York Mall to celebrate the end of Ramadan

East York community attends Eid Festival at East York Town Centre

attendees at Eid festival at East York Town Centre
Children and parents look at toys and games brought by the owners of Gift Plus Toys as East York community members gather at East York Town Centre to celebrate Eid, and the end of Ramadan. (Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer) 

On April, 5 a small festival and bazaar was held in East York Town Centre to celebrate Eid, and mark the end of Ramadan. The festival ran from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and drew several attendees from the Thorncliffe Park community.

Shama, a local business owner, stands in her booth displaying the clothes and jewelry she has for sale. (Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)

Handmade Iranian dolls were featured at the festival. The dolls are customized with outfits and accessories. They can be found online at @Shangoolmangool63 on Instagram.
(Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)
A festival participant finishes stocking her booth while community members shop.
(Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)

Customers gather around the booth to see the jewelry brought by @preciousmetalsbyshruti.
(Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)

Customers peruse outfits and clothing from Bangladesh and Pakistan. (Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)

Lantern decorations on display for the Eid Festival. Lanterns hold deep meaning during the holy month of Ramadan, symbolizing “the light of the world.” (Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)
A wide selection of jewelry on display from @hararibridal Jewelry and fashion. (Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)
Free henna designs were offered during the event. (Andrew Rock/Toronto Observer)

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Posted: Apr 8 2024 9:00 am
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