When is Eid al Adha 2020? Or what is the date of Eid al Adha 2020? This type of question arises in your mind when the Eid festival is approaching near. Eid al Adha is the second and annual festival of the Islamic calendar. This event is celebrated by the Muslims living in any area of this world. People become very happy and are excited about the celebrations of Eid all across the world. In this content, we will give you all the detail about Eid al Adha according to different countries.
Why is Eid al Adha celebrated?
Eid al Adha is also known as “sacrifice of feast”, big Eid, greater Eid, bakra Eid and Eid e qurban. It is celebrated to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim for the heartbreaking sacrifice of his beloved son. But god was impressed by his loyalty and sincerity. He exchanges the place of his son with a ram. Muslims mark this day on slaughter any goat, cow, or camel. They use to distribute the meat of animals to relatives, friends, family members, and poor with a specific method of distribution. They donate money to the charity.
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Why dates of Eid al Adha are different in different countries?
To determine the festivals like Eid al Adha and Eid al Fitr Muslims follow the lunar calendar.it is different from the solar or Gregorian calendar. lunar calendar depends upon the monthly cycles of moon phases whereas the solar calendar depends upon the annual cycles of sun.in lunar calendar, sometimes the month will end on 29 or 30 days. The new month starts after completing its particular cycle. It also consists of 12 months.
Sometimes it may become difficult to see the moon due to stormy or cloudy sky. Therefore the dates of Eid changes from place to place. Most countries use to celebrate Eid on different dates. Eid al Adha is celebrated on the 12th duh al hajjah of the last and final month of the Islamic calendar.
We have listed some dates of Eid celebration in different countries. You can see them in able or in detail.
Eid al Adha 2020 in the USA:
In the USA, Eid al Adha will starts on the evening of Thursday, 30th July, and end on the evening of Friday 31st July. Usually, this Eid lasts for three days. Muslims can slaughter their animals within these three days.
Is Eid al Adha a public holiday?
No, Eid al Adha is not celebrated as a federal holiday. Business offices will remain open during the Eid days. However, some appropriate arrangements will be made for the Eid day.
Best Eid wishes to all my brothers!
Date of Eid al Adha 2020 in Saudi Arabia:
Eid al Adha in Saudi Arabia will begin on the evening of Saturday, July 25th, and will end on the evening of Wednesday, August 5th.
Holidays in Saudi Arabia:
Eid al Adha in Saudi Arabia is celebrating as a public holiday. The government of Saudi Arabia declared the public holidays from Friday, July 24 till Saturday, August 8.
Eid Mubarak to you all!
Observance of Eid al Adha in Australia:
Eid al Adha all over Australia will start in the evening of Thursday, July 30, and ends on the evening of Monday, August 3.
Holidays for Eid:
It is not a public or federal holiday in Australia. Only for the Muslim community, there will be a leave for one day only. Offices and other working centers will remain open on Eid days.
Stay happy on this Eid and love you all. Best Eid wishes!
Eid al Adha in South Africa:
In South Africa, Eid al Adha will start on the evening of Thursday, 30th July, and ends on the evening of Monday, 3rd August.
Will Eid al Adha be celebrated as a public holiday?
No, there will be no holiday for Eid celebration. However, the Islamic organization in this country will remain closed.
Best Eid wishes to all of you!
Eid al Adha 2020 in Pakistan:
In Pakistan, Eid al Adha will start on the evening of Friday, 31 July, and end on the evening of Saturday, August 1.
Eid holidays in Pakistan:
There will be four Eid holidays in Pakistan. Schools, colleges, offices, shops, and markets will remain closed during Eid. Moreover, parks are available for the Eid prayer.
Eid Mubarak! Stay blessed…
Date of Eid al Adha in Canada:
In Canada, Eid al Adha will begin on the evening of Thursday, July 30th, and ends in the evening of Monday, August 3rd. moreover; the first two days of Eid will be a holiday.
Wishing you the best for this Eid!