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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 Ishmael. 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 

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) 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

2018 date to be announced


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