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Eid al-Adha!

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Eid al-Adha is the Festival of Sacrifice and is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, also known as Big Eid.


When is the Eid al-Adha?

Eid al-Adha will be on Tuesday, 21 August 2018. In the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha always takes place on the 10th day of the 12th month and always lasts for four days until the 13th day. The exact dates may vary as it's based on a lunar calendar but the biryani always tastes as good!


What is Eid al-Adha?

Eid al-Adha is one of the major Islamic celebrations and marks and honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael, as an act of submission to God's command. The translation of Eid al-Adha is 'the festival of the sacrifice'.


How is Eid al-Adha celebrated?

People put on their best clothes and the day starts with morning prayers and then a lot of delicious food and the exchanging of gifts with family and friends. Giving money to charity also is an important aspect of this festival. Remember to say 'Eid Mubarak' to all your friends who are celebrating this holiday.


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