The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding is organizing a daily Iftar to educate and enlighten the public on the practices and traditions that are followed by Muslims during the month of Ramadan.
Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding, Dubai
06 June 2016, 12:00 AM
06 July 2016, 12:00 AM
The Iftar at SMCCU will be held in the courtyard of the wind-tower house at the Al Fahidi Historic District of Old Bur Dubai. If you have recently moved to Dubai this maybe your first Ramadan in the Emirate and you may have lots of questions about this special time of year. A great place to get many of your questions answered is SMCCU.
The evening begins with the Athan (the call to prayer) followed by the breaking of the fast with Emirati hosts after which Arabic dates and coffee will be served. Iftar will be served after the hosts’ prayers are complete . During the Iftar, visitors are encouraged to ask any queries they may have about Ramadan and the cultures and traditions of the UAE. After Iftar, visitors will be accompanied to the Diwan Masjid in the Bastakiya before returning to SMCCU house for dessert and tea.
SMCCU offers a range of enrichment activities through its award winning programmes to raise awareness and translate the local culture, customs and religion of the United Arab Emirates.
The center is open to the public:
Sun through Thurs 08:00 to 18:00 and Sat from 09:00 to 13:00.
Office staff are available:
Sun through Thurs 09:00 to 17:00, and Sat 09:00 to 13:00
The events during Iftar will commence approximately 15 minutes before the call to prayer every night. Tickets are 135AED per person, under 12 years are free. To reserve an evening exclusively for your organisation, please contact SMCCU for details. All payments must be made in advance.