But it can change anytime as Islamic calendar
depends on the sighting of the moon.
Why does the Islamic calendar
start with Hijrah; what is the significance of this event?
The terminal will open for the Eid al-Adha holiday, one of the two most significant celebrations in the Islamic calendar
It can tough to prepare for, given that the dates aren't known until a day or two beforehand because the Islamic calendar
is based on the lunar cycle,as the Birmingham Mail reports.
11, just as they were preparing to break their fast, observed for Ashoura, the tenth day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar
The kingdom adopted the lunar Islamic calendar
when it was founded in 1932.
The Islamic calendar
is 11 or 12 days shorter than the solar-based Gregorian calendar.
Shiites around the world mark Ashoura, the 10th day of the first month of the Islamic calendar
, every year.
In the Islamic calendar
, Eid al-Adha occurs on the 10th day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah.
Sakher Saif Abdullah, the Chairman of the UAE Amateur Astronomers League, said: "The moonsighting committee examines the Islamic calendar
and a number of moonsighting experts calculate the actual date of Eid Al Adha.
The proclamations for declaring holidays for Eidul Fitr and Eidul Adha would be issued after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar
or the lunar calendar, or upon Islamic astronomical calculations.
Eid al-Fitr is the first day of the tenth month of Islamic calendar
when Muslims celebrate the arrival of Shawwal and the end of holy fasting month of Ramadan.
The covering of the Holy Kaaba in Makkah, which is replaced every year on the 10th Dhul Hijjah in the Islamic calendar
, which coincides with the Hajj, was this year replaced by four Haulotte Compact 14 scissor lifts.
A FESTIVAL celebrating the biggest event in the Islamic calendar
comes to Ropner Park this weekend.
Although Ramadan is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar
, the date on the Gregorian calendar varies from year to year, since the Gregorian calendar is a solar calendar and the Islamic calendar
is a lunar calendar.