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Feast of the Sacrifice in Albania

On Eid al-Adha, Muslims demonstrate their obedience to Allah by sacrificing an animal. The holiday is inspired by a story from the Quran that is also known to Christians and Jews.

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.

In 2022, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Sheep are among the animals sacrificed on Eid al-Adha.

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About Feast of the Sacrifice

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
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
2022SatJul 9Feast of the SacrificeNational holiday
2023ThuJun 29Feast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)National holiday
2024MonJun 17Feast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)National holiday
2025SatJun 7Feast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)National holiday
2026WedMay 27Feast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)National holiday
2027MonMay 17Feast of the Sacrifice (Tentative Date)National holiday

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