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Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in Macedonia, Republic of

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
Курбан бајрамMacedonian
Kurban BajramMacedonian (latin)
Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)English
Eid-al-Adha (Opferfest)German

Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) 2014

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Note: A limited number of holidays are designated by the Macedonian government as community or religious holidays.
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

About Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

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Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

Note: A limited number of holidays are designated by the Macedonian government as community or religious holidays.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
TueDec 92008Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
SatNov 282009Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
WedNov 172010Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
MonNov 72011Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
FriOct 262012Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
TueOct 152013Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
SatOct 42014Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
ThuSep 242015Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
TueSep 132016Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
SatSep 22017Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
WedAug 222018Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
MonAug 122019Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday
FriJul 312020Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)Optional Holiday

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