TUrKey KURBAN BAYRAMI
Known as Eid al-Adha in most Muslim countries, Kurban Bayrami commemorates Ibrahim’s willingness to submit to God’s will and sacrifice his son; Allah rewards him by instead providing a lamb to slaughter. Turks celebrate by visiting the mosque for a festive morning prayer on the first day, visiting relatives and feasting on meat dishes.
It is customary to sacrifice a lamb or a cow and share the meat with relatives, neighbours and the poor.
Schools and private establishments close for the entire period of the festival starting from the eve of the festival