We have already told you about Kurban Bairam, a traditional holiday of the Muslims. This time we want to show you the way they celebrated it this year.
This is Kazakhstan.
Dealers bring sheep from all over the country.
On this day the markup may reach 100-200%!
Buyers choose a sheep they like and the animal gets marked with some paint or a ribbon.
This man says that usually he sells 5-7 sheep a day, but today he plans to sell up to 50. The price for each animal starts at 12 thousand tenges and the most valuable ones cost up to 25 thousand.
Thousands of sheep get sold out in minutes!
It is very crowded in mosques.
On this day people wake up early, put on their holiday clothes, try to be friendly, visit their relatives, and pray for the dead.
It is believed that the one who does it, brings his family happiness and money.
This man has been cutting sheep for two years and now it takes him less then 15 minutes.
The animal for the sacrifice should be healthy and have good teeth and intact ears and horns.