Goa does not quite have a sizeable Muslim population and it ranks after Hindus and Christians. Though there are not many Muslim festivals in Goa, the main ones are celebrated with much joy and enthusiasm. The two main Muslim festivals that are celebrated in Goa are Id-ul-Fitr and Id-ul-Zuha. The Muslim colonies are beautifully decorated with streamers and elaborate feasts are prepared in Muslim households.
Id-ul-Fitr is a very important festival of Muslims. This festival is
celebrated with much fervor by all Muslims all over India. In Goa, the
Muslims prepare elaborate feasts and gather with family and close
friends to celebrate. It is an important festival for the Muslims as it
marks the end of the Ramzan month.
Id-ul-Zuha is celebrated by the Muslims to commemorate the sacrifice of
Prophet Abraham's son. In Goa and all over India, Muslims prepare
elaborate feasts and gather with friends and family to celebrate this