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Feast of the Sacrifice in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 an optional holiday. Employment and holiday laws in Bosnia and Herzegovina allow employees to choose a limited number of holidays from a list of optional holidays. Some employees may choose to take the day off on this day, however, most offices and businesses remain open.

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About Feast of the Sacrifice

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Feast of the Sacrifice Observances

Note: In addition to federal public holidays, workers get a limited number of extra days as holidays based on religious or traditional practices.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuSep 24Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2016TueSep 13Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2017SatSep 2Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2018WedAug 22Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2019SunAug 11Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2020FriJul 31Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2021TueJul 20Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2022SunJul 10Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2024MonJun 17Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
2025SatJun 7Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday

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