WATCH: What is Eid'l Fitr? Islam expert explains

MANILA, Philippines – Schools and offices took a break on Wednesday, June 5, which is a holiday declared by President Rodrigo Duterte in observance of Eid'l Fitr.

The Islamic feast of Eid'l Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the monthlong period of fasting in Islam. What values does Eid'l Fitr seek to impart, and what is its significance?

Watch Dr Jamel Cayamodin, an Islamic Studies professor, as he explains one of the two great feasts in Islam. – Paterno Esmaquel II/