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Kurban Ait in Kazakhstan

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 Kurban Ait a Public Holiday?

Kurban Ait 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 Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

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

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About Kurban Ait

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Kurban Ait Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatSep 2Kurban AitPublic holiday
2018TueAug 21Kurban AitPublic holiday
2019SunAug 11Kurban AitPublic holiday
2020FriJul 31Kurban AitPublic holiday
2021TueJul 20Kurban AitPublic holiday
2022SunJul 10Kurban Ait (Tentative Date)Public holiday
2023ThuJun 29Kurban Ait (Tentative Date)Public holiday
2024MonJun 17Kurban Ait (Tentative Date)Public holiday
2025SatJun 7Kurban Ait (Tentative Date)Public holiday
2026WedMay 27Kurban Ait (Tentative Date)Public holiday
2027MonMay 17Kurban Ait (Tentative Date)Public holiday

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