Religious and cultural festivals of pakistan
Every country has it own faestivals which it celebrates with festivity and passion.Our major religious festivals are Eid -Ul- Fitr,Eid-Ul-Azha,12th Rabi-Ul-Awal and Shab-e-Barat.
On Eid day women cook new dishes especially sweet and the male persons wear new clothes,go to offer Eid prayer ,where they greet one another and embrace.Children get eidi and enjoy this day.
Eid-ul-Azha is the reflection of sacrifice of Hazrat Ismail and to remember this event the Muslims who have capacity to buy animal give sacrifice and then the meat of animal is distributed among the poor and relatives.
Theday of 12 Rabi-ul-Awal is the birth of Hazrat Muhammad the last Rasoul of Allah Almighty,the muslims,decorate streets bazaars,and homes to welcome this day,then distribute different things and processions and rallies are held throughout the country.people show their love for their beloved Rasool puhb.
The cultural festivals are held in the country are mainly.
- Chand Rat
- Iqbal Day
- Quaid-e-Azam Day
- Pakistan flower show
- Independence Day
- Pakistan Day
Some of the benefits of festivals include:
- .Keep us toward our faith and subculture
- Promotes harmony.
- Carrying the message of the past generation to the present and future.
- Festival celebrations promote communal harmony.
- Helps to preserve our culture and heritage in pakistan ,other communities also live with harmony,they celebrate their own festivals.