Ramazan is the ninth month in the Muslim calender, and though Muslims all over the world fast from sun rise to sun set and try to get closer to God, different countries have different customs during Ramazan.
These lanterns or ‘Fanous’ are a hit in Egypt and every year the street is decorated with them in Ramazan.
An hour before sunrise a drummer wanders through the street beating his drum. This is done to wake up Muslims for Sehri.
No not the camera but an actual cannon. A cannon is shot during Sehri and Iftar to signal the start and end of the fast.
Pakistan is known for it’s delicious food and during Ramazan these foods are sold all over the country.
A tradition celebrated every 14th Roza is a fun activity for children where after the sun sets children dress up and roam around the city while grown ups give them sweets and nuts.
Moroccans start preparing for Ramazan two or three weeks before Ramazan starts. People paint their houses, shine their utensils and invite friends and families to feast at their homes.
In Iraq there is a popular tradition to play a ring game where two groups hide rings from each other and the group has to guess who is carrying the ring.
Unlike other Muslim countries the people in Algeria stay up all night till Sehri. With stores and stalls all open throughout the night.
Raivaru is where poets are asked to recite Raivaru; Ramadan related poetry. This is usually done after Iftar.
People of Comoros become more social during Ramazan. After Iftar people go to public places where they are served coffee and dates.