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Feast of the Sacrifice in Albania

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. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Feast of the Sacrifice a Public Holiday?

Feast of the Sacrifice is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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About Feast of the Sacrifice

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016TueSep 13Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2017SatSep 2Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2018WedAug 22Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2019SunAug 11Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2020FriJul 31Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2021TueJul 20Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2022SunJul 10Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2023ThuJun 29Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2024MonJun 17Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2025SatJun 7Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2026WedMay 27Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday

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