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Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in United Arab Emirates

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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
عيد الأضحىArabic
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
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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 (Feast of Sacrifice)

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Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
WedJul 41990Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SunJun 231991Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
ThuJun 111992Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueJun 11993Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SatMay 211994Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
WedMay 101995Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
MonApr 291996Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
FriApr 181997Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
WedApr 81998Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SunMar 281999Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
ThuMar 162000Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueMar 62001Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SatFeb 232002Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
WedFeb 122003Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
MonFeb 22004Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
FriJan 212005Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueJan 102006Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SunDec 312006Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
ThuDec 202007Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueDec 92008Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SatNov 282009Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
WedNov 172010Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
MonNov 72011Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
FriOct 262012Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueOct 152013Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SatOct 42014Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
ThuSep 242015Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 

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