Do you know the date of Eid al-Adha? .. And how many vacation days in Saudi Arabia, the Emirates and Egypt?
Eid al-Adha is one of the important religious occasions in Islam, celebrated by Muslims all over the world.
This holiday is celebrated on the tenth day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah, after performing the rituals of Hajj in Makkah Al-Mukarramah. Hajj is the fifth duty in Islam, and it includes a set of rituals and religious rituals performed by pilgrims.
Determine the date of Eid al-Adha
For this year, the date of Eid al-Adha 2023/1444 astronomically will be on Wednesday, June 28. This date was announced by the National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research in Egypt and the Astronomical Society in Saudi Arabia and Arafa. The Waqf of Arafah is celebrated on the day before Eid al-Adha, when pilgrims stop on Mount Arafah to perform acts of worship and supplication.
Eid al-Adha holiday in Arab and Islamic countries
The advent of Eid al-Adha this year coincides with the summer season, and the advent of the annual vacation for many people in Arab and Islamic countries. Many people return to their countries to celebrate this happy occasion with family and friends and to spend the summer holidays. The following are the expectations of vacation dates in some Arab countries:
Dates of the Eid al-Adha holiday in the Arab countries
The Eid al-Adha holiday is one of the most prominent holidays in the Arab countries. Arab countries celebrate this special religious occasion, and it is characterized by offering many holidays and celebrations. In this article, we will review the dates of the Eid al-Adha holiday in a number of different Arab countries.
Dates of the Eid al-Adha holiday in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
In Saudi Arabia, the Saudi government has not yet announced the date of the Eid al-Adha holiday. However, the holiday for the government sector is expected to start from the morning of Tuesday, June 27, and end on the evening of the second Sunday in July. After that, the employees return to their work and offices on the morning of Monday, July 3rd.
Dates of the Eid al-Adha holidays in other countries
In Qatar, the Amiri Diwan in Qatar has not yet announced the official date for the Eid al-Adha holiday. However, official holidays in ministries, other government agencies, and public bodies and institutions are usually from the ninth of Dhul-Hijjah until the end of the thirteenth of the same month. Accordingly, it is expected that work in government departments will start from Tuesday, June 27, 2023 until the evening of Saturday, July 1, 202.
Dates for the Eid al-Adha holiday in the UAE 2023
As for the UAE, the UAE government has not yet announced the dates for the Eid al-Adha holiday for 2023. However, the UAE traditionally follows the Hijri calendar in setting the official dates for religious holidays. Accordingly, it is expected that Eid al-Adha will be in the UAE on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, which is considered one of the main days of Eid.
The UAE government usually grants a four-day leave on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, to include the tenth day, the eleventh day, the twelfth day and the thirteenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah. These dates must be confirmed by the competent authorities in the Emirates.
The Eid al-Adha holiday is an opportunity for citizens and residents of the UAE to celebrate Eid, perform religious rituals, and spend quality time with family and friends. The UAE usually witnesses special events and celebrations on the occasion of Eid, such as festivals, entertainment activities and traditional performances.
Please note that this information may change, and it is important to refer to the relevant government agencies in the UAE for the dates of the official Eid Al Adha holiday for the year 2023.