According to the information in the Diyanet's calendar of religious days, Eid al-Adha falls on July 20 this year. Citizens who make a holiday plan before the Eid al-Adha are looking for an answer to the question of how many days the holiday will be. While the expectation of an 15-day holiday due to July 11 being a public holiday created excitement, eyes were turned to the statement made by President Erdoğan after the Cabinet Meeting. So, how many days will the 2021 Eid al-Adha holiday be, has it been 11 days, has it been combined with July 15?
Eid al-Adha holiday announcement was made by President Erdogan. While millions of citizens were investigating the questions of how many days and how long the holiday was, the question of whether the holiday was combined met with intense interest. Here is Erdogan's holiday holiday statement
How Many Days Will the Eid-al-Adha Holiday be?
President Erdoğan made a statement after the Cabinet Meeting; ” It is a half-day holiday on Monday, which is the eve of the holiday, and a full-day holiday from Tuesday to Friday, from the first day to the last day of the holiday. In the consultation we held at our cabinet meeting, we decided to set the half day on Monday as an administrative holiday. Thus, our citizens have a holiday that will last from Friday evening, July 16, to Monday morning, July 26. " said
Eid Al-Adha Holiday Combined with July 15?
July 15, Democracy and National Unity Day, falls on a Thursday this year. The holiday, which will start in the evening on Friday, July 16, will end in the morning on Monday, July 26. Due to the fact that July 15 is a public holiday, the holiday was also united.
When is Eid-al-Adha?
According to the information in the religious days calendar of the Presidency of Religious Affairs, the dates of 2021 Eid al-Adha and Arafa Day are as follows;
- Arafa Day: Monday, July 19
- Eid al-Adha 1. Day: Tuesday, July 20
- Eid al-Adha 2. Day: Wednesday, July 21
- Eid al-Adha 3. Day: Thursday, July 22
- Eid al-Adha 4th Day: Friday, July 23