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Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) in Iran

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
Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)English
Eid-e-Ghorban (Opferfest)German

Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of 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.

©iStockphoto.com/Danish Khan

About Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)

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Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedJul 41990Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SunJun 231991Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
ThuJun 111992Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueJun 11993Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SatMay 211994Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedMay 101995Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
MonApr 291996Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
FriApr 181997Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedApr 81998Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SunMar 281999Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
ThuMar 162000Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueMar 62001Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SatFeb 232002Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedFeb 122003Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
MonFeb 22004Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
FriJan 212005Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueJan 102006Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SunDec 312006Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
ThuDec 202007Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueDec 92008Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SatNov 282009Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedNov 172010Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
MonNov 72011Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
FriOct 262012Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedOct 162013Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SunOct 52014Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
ThuSep 242015Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
TueSep 132016Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
SatSep 22017Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
WedAug 222018Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
MonAug 122019Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
FriJul 312020Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday

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