Eid al-Adha holiday

On June 16, 17 and 18, the Islamic world celebrated one of the main holidays – Kurban (Muslim holiday of sacrifice). Kurban Bayram or “Eid al-Adha” is an Islamic holiday of the end of the Hajj, celebrated 70 days after the holiday of Eid al-Fitr, on the 10th day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah. He is associated with the prophet Ibrahim, who was ready to sacrifice his son on the orders of Allah. Then the tradition of slaughtering a ram arose. The exact date of the celebration may vary from country to country. These days are public holidays in most Muslim countries.

Mosques became the main place of attraction. Traditionally, the holiday began with a holiday prayer. Hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world performed Eid prayers.

According to tradition, believers go to visit each other, open festive tables – on these days it is customary to visit relatives, most attention is paid to the older generation.

An important component of the holiday is helping poor and needy people. Animals will be sacrificed – special places are equipped for the slaughter of sacrificial animals. During the holiday, meat distribution is organized.