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Kurban Bayrami in Kosovo

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 Bayrami a Public Holiday?

Kurban Bayrami 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 Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

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

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About Kurban Bayrami

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Kurban Bayrami Observances

Note: Holidays that fall in a weekend are moved to the nearest Monday.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatSep 2Kurban BayramiOfficial Holiday
2018WedAug 22Kurban BayramiOfficial Holiday
2019SunAug 11Kurban BayramiOfficial Holiday
2020FriJul 31Kurban BayramiOfficial Holiday
2021TueJul 20Kurban BayramiOfficial Holiday
2022SatJul 9Kurban BayramiOfficial Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Kurban Bayrami (Tentative Date)Official Holiday
2024MonJun 17Kurban Bayrami (Tentative Date)Official Holiday
2025SatJun 7Kurban Bayrami (Tentative Date)Official Holiday
2026WedMay 27Kurban Bayrami (Tentative Date)Official Holiday
2027MonMay 17Kurban Bayrami (Tentative Date)Official Holiday

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