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Feast of the Sacrifice in Azerbaijan

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Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is a four-day Islamic festival starting on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.

Local names

NameLanguage
GurbanAzerbaijani
Feast of the SacrificeEnglish
Islamisches OpferfestGerman

Feast of the Sacrifice 2014

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Feast of the Sacrifice 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015
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Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Eid al Adha

Animals are decorated in plastic jewellery for Eid al-Adha, a holiday celebrated in memory of Abraham's sacrifice.

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueJan 102006Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
SunDec 312006Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuDec 202007Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
TueDec 92008Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
FriNov 272009Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
WedNov 172010Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
MonNov 72011Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuOct 252012Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
SatOct 42014Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday
ThuSep 242015Feast of the SacrificePublic holiday

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