In several Moscow schools moved to 1 September for Eid

Dedicated to the beginning of the academic year range in a number of Moscow schools located near Cathedral mosque, was postponed because of the celebration of Eid al-Adha. About it in social networks reported by parents of schoolchildren.

“In several schools of petty-bourgeois district September 1, will be postponed to 4 September. Specify in their schools. The information must soon arrive,” wrote the district group in Facebook user Stanislav Matsak. He clarified that the postponement will affect three schools.

According to radio station “Moscow speaking”, in particular, the line will transfer to school No. 2107. “The line will be held 4 September. Why don’t we ask this question, and to the reception of the Department of education,” said Secretary of the Director of the establishment Alexander Kryuchkov.

He noted that all regulations on 1 September the school year starts, so “things — it is only by agreement with the Department.” “The school itself cannot take such decisions”, — said Hooks.

Eid al-Adha — festival of sacrifice marking the end of Hajj (pilgrimage). On this day Muslims have accepted the sacrifice of a sheep, cow, bull or camel.