Since the Islamic calendar year is shorter than the solar Gregorian calendar year by 10 to 12 days, the dates for Ramadan and Eid on the Gregorian calendar can vary year by year.
Eid al-Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of the final month in the Islamic calendar.
Women also apply henna on their hands and wear new clothes.
After Eid some Muslims decide to fast for the six days that follow.
But, just as Ibrahim attempts to kill his son, God intervenes and a ram is sacrificed in place of Ismail.
Wish you a Happy Eid! It is traditional for Muslims, with large-scale events and festival food particularly sweet treats , prayer and stalls.