The Burj Khalifa
PHOTO BY ARCHIVE
DUBAI – The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower in Dubai, will light up starting on Thursday night (July 30) with greetings for Eid Al Adha.
The light show will be accompanied by Takbeer or supplications sounds afer Isha prayers to mark the start of the festival.
The light and sound show for Eid Al Adha will be held daily until August 2.
The UAE began a four-day holiday for Eid Al Adha on Thursday. Work will resume on Monday.
Muslims celebrate Eid Al Adha to remember Ibrahim’s loyalty and obedience to Allah. It honors his to sacrifice his son, Ismael, as an act of obedience. Because of Ibrahim’s actions, Eid Al Adha is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice. ICA/Expat Media
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