Kuwait businesses will be closed from Tuesday, September 22 until Sunday, September 27, 2015 a government statement said.
Eid Al Adha, the latter of the two Eid holidays in the Muslim calendar, is expected to start on September 23, 10 days after the sighting of the moon of Dhu Al Hijjah.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is expected to announce a four-day break, September 23-26.
What is Eid Al Adha?Eid al-Adha means "Festival of the Sacrifice" also called the Feast of the Sacrifice, the 'Greater Festival". And is the second of two religious holidays celebrated each year by Muslims worldwide. It commemorates and honors the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his promised son, Ismael.
As an act of submission to God's command, before God intervened, through is angel and informs hi that his sacrifice has already accepted.
The two Eid Holidays that are yearly celebrated by Muslim worldwide are Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.
[ via Kabayan in Kuwait ]