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July 28, 2020

When is Eid al-Adha 2020?

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When is Eid al-Adha 2020?

This year Eid al-Adha will be on Friday 31st July and continue for three days until Sunday 2nd August.

Eid al-Adha will mark the end of Hajj, the holy pilgrimage undertaken in the month of Dhul Hijjah on the 8th, 9th and 10th days of the month. Following the Day of Arafah on the 9th day of Dhul Hijjah, Eid al-Adha will start on the 10thday and end at sunset on the 12th day, signalling the end of Hajj. As we offer the Qurbani sacrifice during the period of Eid, we remember the sacrifice made by Prophet Ibrahim (as) and his devotion to Allah (swt): 

“And when they had both submitted and he put him down upon his forehead, We called to him, ‘O Ibrahim, You have fulfilled the vision.’ … Indeed, this was the clear trial. And We ransomed him with a great sacrifice…” (Qur’an, 37: 103-8)

As we therefore pass through this blessed holy period of the Islamic calendar, the Muslim Hands team would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy and blessed Hajj and Eid al-Adha. May Allah (swt) accept all of those who undertake the holy pilgrimage and give Qurbani for the sake of Allah (swt).

Eid Mubarak!


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Muslim Hands was established in the UK in 1993. Muslim Hands is an international aid agency and NGO working in over 50 countries worldwide to help those affected by natural disasters, conflict and poverty. Muslim Hands Canada is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (Charity Registration No. 81126 4985 RR0001).