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|Hajj Day - Islam
9:00am, 13 October 2013 to 5:00pm, 16 October 2013
Hajj (Annual Pilgrimage to Mecca)The Hajj, or annual pilgrimage to Mecca, consists of several ceremonies meant to symbolize the essential concepts of the Islamic faith, such as submission, brotherhood, and unity, and to commemorate the trials of the Prophet Abraham and his family. Required once in a Muslim's lifetime, over two million Muslims perform the pilgrimage annually.