x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

UAE Eid Al Adha holidays predicted

The Islamic Crescents' Observation Project predicts that the first day of Eid Al Adha will be on October 15.

Eid Al Adha is traditionally a time when families and friends gather to celebrate the festivities together. Seen here are residents at Khalifa park in Abu Dhabi during Eid Al Adha. Ravindranath K / The National
Eid Al Adha is traditionally a time when families and friends gather to celebrate the festivities together. Seen here are residents at Khalifa park in Abu Dhabi during Eid Al Adha. Ravindranath K / The National

ABU DHABI // The first day of Eid Al Adha is expected to be October 15 in most Islamic countries, according to a statement from the Islamic Crescents’ Observation Project.

“The sighting of the crescent should be possible in most regions of the world with naked eyes on Sunday October 6, therefore it is predictable that day will be the 1st of Dhu Al Hijjah 1434 AH, and, therefore, the 10th Dhul Al Hijjah 1434 AH, or Tuesday October 15 is expected to be the first day of Eid Al Adha,” the statement said, according to Wam the state news agency.

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