Eid al-Adha in Ethiopia
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.
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Eid al-Adha Observances
|Wed||Nov 17||2010||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Mon||Nov 7||2011||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Fri||Oct 26||2012||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Tue||Oct 15||2013||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Sat||Oct 4||2014||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Wed||Sep 23||2015||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Tue||Sep 13||2016||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Sat||Sep 2||2017||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Wed||Aug 22||2018||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Mon||Aug 12||2019||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
|Fri||Jul 31||2020||Eid al-Adha||Public Holiday|
Quick FactsEid 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.
Eid al-Adha 2016Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Eid al-Adha 2017Saturday, September 2, 2017
- Eid-al-Fitr – Thursday, July 7, 2016
Other holidays in September 2016 in Ethiopia
- Ethiopian New Year – Sunday, September 11, 2016