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Eid-ul Al'haa in Maldives

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 Eid-ul Al'haa a Public Holiday?

Eid-ul Al'haa 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 Eid-ul Al'haa

Read more about Eid-ul Al'haa.

Eid-ul Al'haa Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017SatSep 2Eid-ul Al'haaPublic Holiday
2018TueAug 21Eid-ul Al'haaPublic Holiday
2019SunAug 11Eid-ul Al'haaPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid-ul Al'haaPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid-ul Al'haaPublic Holiday
2022SatJul 9Eid-ul Al'haaPublic Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid-ul Al'haa (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid-ul Al'haa (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid-ul Al'haa (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedMay 27Eid-ul Al'haa (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2027MonMay 17Eid-ul Al'haa (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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