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Eid Gifting's Unwrapped

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Traditional Eid Gift Ideas to Inspire

Published on 6/30/2016

Eid Al Fitr is certainly a special holiday in the Islamic calendar. A spectacular grand culmination of an entire month’s worth of fasting, prayer, devotion, worship and remembrance.

Of all the Eid festivities, what everyone looks forward to the most isn’t the gorging on food mid-day to celebrate the fact that the word “lunch” has finally returned to the vocabulary for the remainder of the year. No, not at all! What everyone (more so kids) look forward to year after year, are the EID GIFTS.

There is nothing quite like the feeling of excitement and anticipation for that moment you receive and rip open the mountains of mysteriously wrapped boxes.

Eid Al Fitr is the time to send warm wishes to dear and loved ones through the offering of gifts as a token of love.

So, here’s a list of some of the most ideal Eid gift ideas to pick from, for your loved ones.

1. Eid Sweet Baskets

One of the most interesting ideas for Eid Al Fitr gifts is a gift basket that comes with a variety of sweets, chocolates, nuts and brimming with other sumptuous delights. Hazelnuts, dates, almonds, and special fruit cakes are some of the delicacies you may like to include in your Eid gift basket. These delicacies will surely help you offer a delightful treat to your dear ones on the special occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

Available from:

Gold Gourmet, Lokum Istanbul, Ladurée or Chocolate Bar, all 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

2. Floral Gifts

A bouquet of flowers such as Pink Roses or colorful Carnations are sure to captivate your loved ones. A basket full of multi-colored Gerberas is one of the special Eid gifts that are sure to win the hearts of your family members and friends. A bunch of red, pink, and white Roses can serve as one of the best Eid Al Fitr gifts for your loved ones.

Tailor your preferred arrangements at:

Bonsai Flowers, Medina Centrale
Tendances Green, 10 La Croisette, Porto Arabia
Spinneys, 14 La Croisette, Porto Arabia and Medina Centrale

3. Moneytary Gifts

One of the most popular Eid Al Fitr gifts is a cheque that you may offer to your loved ones on this special occasion. Rather than a cheque, another form of monetary gifting is through gift vouchers. Available from the Concierge desk at 12 La Croisette, Porto Arabia, and the vouchers can then be redeemed at a variety of stores on the Island. This Eid, why not also consider donating to Charity through the gift of money. You can simply place your monetary gift in one of the Qatar Charity kiosks located in and around The Pearl. Giving to charity shows that one's faith in Allah is true and that material possessions do not control his or her life

 

4. Children's Clothing

Eid is the time when people celebrate by wearing new clothes and gifting apparels to their little ones. Get set for your kids to celebrate Eid al Fitr in style, with stylish selections of childrenswear. Discover beautiful girls’ party dresses, smart boys’ suits and baby outfits in a range of colors and designs, and make sure they look picture-perfect for all the celebrations.

Shop for childrenswear at:

Blue Salon Kids and Mimisol, 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia
Quis Quis, 6 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

5. Perfumes and Fragrances

Perfumes and fragrances are an integral part of Eid al Fitr, not many will reject a fragrant present, and if it is gifted intelligently, it will always remind of the person who gifted it. Choose from brilliant scents that make for memorable Eid presents; from aromatic oud scents to on-trend brands, there are a host of fragrance boutiques that cater for all individual preferences and tastes. There are thousands of brands of perfumes offering a variety of fragrances.

Al Jazeera pefumes, 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

Private Collection, 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

Secret Notes, 1 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

Abdul Samad Al Qurashi, 10 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

Arabian Oud, 16 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

Rasasi Perfumes, 20 La Croisette, Porto Arabia

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