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Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) in United Arab Emirates

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.

Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
Qurbani Cattle market in Bangladesh.
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About Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

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Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
WedNov 172010Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
MonNov 72011Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
FriOct 262012Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueOct 152013Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SatOct 42014Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
WedSep 232015Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
SunSep 112016Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
FriSep 12017Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday 
TueAug 212018Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)National 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 al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

2019 date to be announced


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