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Ramadan, what is it and what they usually eat during this traditional period


On June 18th 2015 Ramadan started — the "hot month" of the year, originally named this way because was celebrated in the hottest month of the year.

On June 18th 2015 Ramadan started — the “hot month” of the year, originally named this way because was celebrated in the hottest month of the year.

It is the ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar, very different from the solar calendar we use everyday. Fasting is one of the five duties of Muslim and during Ramadan month, Muslims believe, according to their religion, that Muhammad received the Koran as “guidance for mankind and clear proofs of the guidance to straight line direction and salvation”.

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