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Eid el Hajj in Tanzania

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 Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Eid el Hajj

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Eid el Hajj Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
TueOct 152013Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
SunOct 52014Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
WedSep 232015Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
TueSep 132016Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
SatSep 22017Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
WedAug 222018Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
MonAug 122019Eid el HajjPublic Holiday
FriJul 312020Eid el HajjPublic 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 el Hajj 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Eid el Hajj 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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