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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 Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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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.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedNov 172010Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
MonNov 72011Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
FriOct 262012Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueOct 152013Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SatOct 42014Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
ThuSep 242015Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
TueSep 132016Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
SatSep 22017Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
WedAug 222018Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
MonAug 122019Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday
FriJul 312020Feast of the SacrificeOptional Holiday

Quick Facts

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.

Feast of the Sacrifice 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Feast of the Sacrifice 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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

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