UAE stands for the United Arab Emirates, usually called Emirates which is located in Western Asia at the southeast end Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf. The capital Abudabi is the oil exporter to the rest of the world.
We are presenting to you the list of Public Holidays in UAE for the year approaching which is 2020. The list below is cannot be the final list as the dates can be changed because Islamic festivals are decided by the direction of the moon.
Public Holidays in the UAE 2020
Here is the list of all the UAE public holidays with the dates on the side. You can see them below:
|Jan 01||New Year’s Day|
|May 24||Eid Al Fitr|
|May 25||Eid Al Fitr Holiday|
|Jul 30||Arafat (Haj) Day|
|Aug 01||Eid Al Adha|
|Aug 02||Eid Al Adha Holiday|
|Aug 03||Eid Al Adha Holiday|
|Aug 20||Hijri (Islamic New Year)|
|Aug 30||UAE Commemoration Day|
|Dec 02||UAE National Day|
|Dec 03||UAE National Day Holiday|
Public Holidays 2020 in the UAE
The very first Islamic holiday in UAE is Eid Al Fitr which observed by the Muslims all over the world, it the end of the Ramadan which is a period of time for 29 to 30 days in which all Muslims do day fasting. In 2020 Eid Al Fitr is going to be on the 24th of May. In 2020 Ramadan is going to be from the 23rd of April 2020 to the 23rd of May 2020.
After Eid Al Fitr, Arafat is expected to come on or near July 30th, 2020 which may vary in the future. It is the time when Muslim people go pilgrim which is Haj and that is the only Islamic pilgrim of all the five of them. It is said that a person must visit Haj once in his life if he is physically able to.
UAE Public Holidays 2020
Hijri is anticipated on the 20th of August 2020 which is celebrated as Islamic new year according to the Islamic calendar. Although they also celebrate the new year according to the Georgian calendar. Apart from these holidays, there is a day which is celebrated in the UAE as the birthday of Prophet Mohammad which is going to fall on the 29th of October 2020 which is exactly after the 12th day of Rabi Al Awwal. But there is no public holiday in UAE for that.
Other than these religious holidays there are other holidays which are fixed and will be on the 30th of August, 2nd, and 3rd of December. These holidays are called UAE Commemoration Day and UAE National Day Holiday respectively. The two UAE National Day Holiday is celebrated as a reminder when all seven emirates came together to form the UAE.
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