A public holiday, Kurban Hait (Eid al-Adha or Feast of the Sacrifice) honours the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his...
Uzbekistan Public Holidays
Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.
Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given below are approximations. During the lunar month of Ramadan that precedes Ramazon Hayit (End of Ramadan), Muslims fast during the day and feast at night and normal business patterns may be interrupted. Some disruption may continue into Ramazon Hayit itself. Ramazon Hayit and Qurbon Hayit (Feast of Sacrifice) may last up to several days, depending on the region.