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Feast of the Sacrifice in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Quick Facts

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
Kurban BajramBosnian
Feast of the SacrificeEnglish
Eid-al-Adha (Opferfest)German
Kurban BajramCroatian
Курбан-бајрамSerbian (cyrillic)
Kurban-bajramSerbian (latin)

Alternative name

Eid al-Adha

Feast of the Sacrifice 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Feast of the Sacrifice 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.
List of dates for other years

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.

©iStockphoto.com/Danish Khan

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueJun 11993Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SatMay 211994Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
WedMay 101995Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
MonApr 291996Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
FriApr 181997Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
WedApr 81998Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SunMar 281999Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
ThuMar 162000Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueMar 62001Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SatFeb 232002Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
WedFeb 122003Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
MonFeb 22004Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
FriJan 212005Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueJan 102006Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SunDec 312006Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
ThuDec 202007Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueDec 92008Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SatNov 282009Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
WedNov 172010Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
MonNov 72011Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
FriOct 262012Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueOct 152013Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SunOct 52014Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
ThuSep 242015Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueSep 132016Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SatSep 22017Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
WedAug 222018Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
MonAug 122019Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
FriJul 312020Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday

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