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Tabaski in Benin

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 Tabaski a Public Holiday?

Tabaski 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 Tabaski

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Tabaski Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016TueSep 13TabaskiPublic Holiday
2017SatSep 2TabaskiPublic Holiday
2018TueAug 21TabaskiPublic Holiday
2019SunAug 11TabaskiPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31TabaskiPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20TabaskiPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 10TabaskiPublic Holiday
2023ThuJun 29TabaskiPublic Holiday
2024MonJun 17TabaskiPublic Holiday
2025SatJun 7TabaskiPublic Holiday
2026WedMay 27TabaskiPublic Holiday

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