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Qatar Public Holidays is an Arab country whose territory composed of lifeless deserts and a long Arab (Persian) Gulf shore of beaches and dunes. Also on the coast is its capital, Doha, which is known for its most advanced construction and other futuristic architecture which was also inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the limestone Museum of Islamic Art. 

Qatar 2020 Holiday Calendar

In today’s era, we all needed a calendar to have a check on our day to day activities and also to have an update for the same like –getting an update for the festival date, account, and many more. It also assists us to maintain the schedule and day to day activities so that the time can be easily managed by maintaining a calendar.

Qatar 2020 Holiday Calendar

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Calendars will always helpful in assisting us in maintaining plans, it is also a type of reminder that will warn us to complete the deadline of any task, and for also scheduling our day to day activities. They help us to make our work more smoothly done by reminding us of the time. 

Public Holiday in Qatar

In this calendar, abundant space is provided with each date so that we can mention our daily routine rather than writing it on the dairy. By writing on the calendar it will always make us remember things and events and also the best day by remembering that on a particular day that something special was there.

Public Holiday in Qatar

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In the year 2020  less observance of holidays in Qatar can be seen ,we will first start from the month of January where on 1st January is the New year day ,then in the month of May there are many holidays for Id Al Fitr also known as “Festival of Breaking the Fast” is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks as the end of Ramadan, and the Islamic holy month of fasting .

Significance of Public Holidays in Qatar

This religious Eid which is a Muslim religious festival is the first t and only day in the month during which Muslims are not month during last. The holiday celebrates the termination of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The date for the month sometimes varies and is based on when the new moon is sighted by the local religious authorities, so the exact day of celebration varies by locality is started from 24 May and is ended on 28 May.

Qatar 2020 Public Holiday Calendar

Then in the month of June, only 1 holiday is observed which is on 31st i.e. for Eid-Al –Adha or Eid Qurban which is also called the feast of sacrifice in this it is celebrated not only in Qatar but also in worldwide. It honors the inclination of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. But, before Abraham could go and make a sacrifice for his son, God already provided a lamb to sacrifice instead. In honor of this involvement, an animal is sacrificed ritually and divided into three parts. One share is given to the poor and needy, another is kept for home, and the third is given to relatives. And it will be ended on August 4.

Then there is holiday direct in the month of December for National Day in this commemoration of Qatar’s unification under Sultan Jassim in the year 1878 It is a national holiday and most of the public are given the day off from school and work Several activities are organized during the week of observance. These include:

  • Fireworks show: Includes music, lights, and fireworks.
  • Katara National Day celebrations: Festivities and over 20 heritage-themed events are held at Katara Cultural Village.
  • National Day parade: In this member of the general public parade through the Doha Corniche. And the officials from the Armed forces, ISF, Ministry of Interior, and Amiri Guard go and participate in this parade.
  • Classic car show: Where antique cars which formerly owned by government officials are showcased.

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