After receiving overwhelming response from visitors during the first 24-hour weekend of Eid in Dubai celebrations, The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination, is ready to delight and entertain visitors for the next 24-hour weekend of festivities from October 25 to 28, 2012. Read more
- Set up in 1967, Dubai Police’s mounted patrols will also offer a unique photo opportunity for visitors to Downtown Dubai
- A highly efficient patrolling system to strengthen security during the festive period
Have you ever considered going to Turkey for the Eid Al Adha celebrations? If not, now is the time to give it a thought since these celebrations are really worth seeing. You can still book a flight with Flydubai, Pegasus, Emirates airline, Qatar Airways, the Turkish or the Austrian airlines.
Eid Al Adha is one of the most important Muslim holidays, commemorating the great sacrifice of Ibrahim and his obedience and devotion to his religion. This sacred holiday is celebrated by believers around the world with prayer, sacrifice and food. However, traditions differ slightly in different countries.
- Additional reading: Eid Al Adha – Origin and Traditions
Eid Al Adha, which is also known as Feast of the Sacrifice or Greater Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world. It celebrates the obedience of prophet Ibrahim (Peace be upon him) to Allah and his willingness to sacrifice his son to honor him. Read more
At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observatory deck located on Level 124 of Burj Khalifa, will mark Eid Al Adha celebrations, offering visitors 24-hour access, during three consecutive weekends until November 3, 2012.
The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) announced that the Eid Al Adha holidays for the financial markets will begin on Thursday, 25 October 2012, and trading will resume on Monday, 29 October.
The decision was made in coordination with the financial markets and based on the circular issued by Federal Authority for Government Human Resources. Read more
This weekend, you can take an advantage of Qatar Airways special deals on flights. Just ahead of Eid Al Adha, many people residing in Dubai and the Muslim world, in general, actively plan a short holiday break. Deals on flights and hotels are sought and Qatar Airways chose the perfect time to offer it to you. The Doha-based airline offers special Eid Al Adha tailor-made packages, holidays combos and discounted airfares no matter where you are and from where and to where you would travel. If you compare rates with Emirates airline, for example, you would be surprised to find Qatar Airways cheaper by 20% to 25% on average.
Here are some of the deals on flights and holiday packages you may consider: Read more
- International celebrities to be part of the Eid kick-off weekend
- Visitors spending AED 300 get a chance to win AED 300,000 in National Bonds and double their chances to win when spending after midnight
- Exclusive offers after midnight on shopping, dining and entertainment
- Traditional Arabic hospitality, live entertainment and activities for all the family
Eid Al Adha holiday for the Ministries and federal institutions will start from Thursday (Arafat Waqfa Day), Oct. 25 and end on Sunday, Oct. 28. The work will officially resume on Monday, Oct. 29, according to the circular issued by Humaid Al Qatami, Minister of Education in his capacity as Chairman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources. Read more