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Eid-al-Adha in Spain

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-al-AdhaSpanish
Eid-al-AdhaEnglish
Eid-al-Adha (Opferfest)German

Alternative names

NameLanguage
Pascua del SacrificioSpanish
Feast of the SacrificeEnglish

Eid-al-Adha 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Eid-al-Adha 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-al-Adha

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Eid-al-Adha Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
WedNov 172010Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
MonNov 72011Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
FriOct 262012Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
TueOct 152013Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
SunOct 52014Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
ThuSep 242015Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
TueSep 132016Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
SatSep 22017Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
WedAug 222018Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
MonAug 122019Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla
FriJul 312020Eid-al-AdhaLocal holidayCeuta, Melilla

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