Ramadan

As with any Islamic country, Uzbeks also observe Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, abstinence, and prayer.

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Although Islam and its religious practices, including fasting, were banned during the Soviet Union era, Uzbeks have held on to their religious and national traditions, continuing to invite neighbors, relatives and the needy to their iftar (breaking fast) tables throughout Ramadan.