Kurman Ait (Kyrgyzstan)

Kurman Ait, also known as Eid al-Adha, or festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. It honors the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God's command.

Kurman Ait falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Islamic lunar calendar, and lasts for three days. However, in the Islamic calendar, a new day starts the dawn of the day, so the festival crosses 4 days in the Gregorian calendar. The celebrations vary in different countries, but it can last anywhere from two to four days.

Kurman Ait is one of the core Islamic holidays of the Islamic faith. As known as the Festival of Sacrifice, it is a time to show deep appreciation and personal sacrifice. Many Muslims make donations to charities and help those in need during the holiday, and it is great opportunity to show the graciousness and the connection to God.

Some Muslims go to the holy land Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj when Kurman Ait starts, and many others who cannot make the trip to Mecca celebrate where they live by going to the mosques for special prayers and by enjoying the meals and celebrations with families and friends.

Kurman Ait is called Hari Raya Haji in Malaysia.

The following is the list of Kurman Ait from 2020 to 2030.

Holiday Date Weekday
Kurman Ait Jul 31, 2020 Friday
Kurman Ait Jul 20, 2021 Monday
Kurman Ait Jul 10, 2022 Friday
Kurman Ait Jun 29, 2023 Monday
Kurman Ait Jun 17, 2024 Wednesday
Kurman Ait Jun 07, 2025 Sunday
Kurman Ait May 27, 2026 Wednesday
Kurman Ait May 17, 2027 Sunday
Kurman Ait May 05, 2028 Tuesday
Kurman Ait Apr 24, 2029 Friday
Kurman Ait Apr 14, 2030 Tuesday

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