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Eid al-Adha in Egypt

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.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
MonNov 152010Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
SunNov 62011Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
FriOct 262012Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
TueOct 152013Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
SatOct 42014Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
WedSep 232015Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
TueSep 132016Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
SatSep 22017Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
WedAug 222018Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
MonAug 122019Eid al-AdhaNational holiday
FriJul 312020Eid al-AdhaNational 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.

Eid al-Adha 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Eid al-Adha 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019

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