Eid Al Adha Tabaski Muslim Islam Festivals Burkina Africa_2010_13141_ireneabdouphotography.com.jpg
A boy sits next to the Tabaski fire. Tabaski (Eid-Al-Adha) is Muslim West Africa's largest holiday and is celebrated with the biggest feast of the year. Traditionally, each family slaughters one or more goats or sheep, which are roasted whole by the fire throughout the day. Among this family in Djibo in northern Burkina Faso, the men got a late start to the barbecue, and the meat continues roasting into the night.