SHARING CULTURE:Thousands of Indonesian Muslims gathered in Taipei Railway Station yesterday to feast the end of Ramadan facilitated by the city government
Date: Jul 20, 2015
By: Shelley Shan / Staff reporter
Thousands of Indonesian workers gathered at the Taipei Railway Station yesterday to
celebrate the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
The Eid al-Fitr, or the “festival of the breaking of the fast,” is an important religious holiday observed by Muslims around the world.
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) estimated that between 10,000 and 20,000 Indonesian workers flocked to the nation’s largest train station yesterday morning for the first Sunday after the Edi al-Fitr began on Friday last week. [FULL STORY]