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Eid ul Adha in Maldives

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.

Is Eid ul Adha a Public Holiday?

Eid ul Adha is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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About Eid ul Adha

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Eid ul Adha Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016TueSep 13Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2017SatSep 2Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2018TueAug 21Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2019SunAug 11Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid ul AdhaPublic Holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid ul Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid ul Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid ul Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid ul Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid ul Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
2026WedMay 27Eid ul Adha (Tentative Date)Public Holiday

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