Ramadan means scorcher in Arabic. Ramadan, ninth
month of the Islamic lunar calendar, the holy month of fasting
for adult Muslims. According to the Qur'an (Koran), the
sacred scripture of Islam, God requires the fast of Ramadan
so that believers may cultivate piety. The month
of Ramadan is particularly sacred to Muslims because the
Quran was first revealed to Muhammad, the prophet
of Islam, during this month.
during Ramadan is the fourth of the five pillars of Islam,
the essential religious duties of all adult Muslims. These
pillars are described in the Qur'an. Fasting, according
to the Qur'an, begins each morning when the white
thread can be distinguished from the black thread of dawn.
It continues until sunset. The time when they fast break
is called Iftar.
is a place where we have People adapting Western Culture
and also the most Modernized place, still the people value
their Religion. On one hand Dubai entertains people with
Concerts & Shows, on the other hand they also have
Promotions for The Holy Month of Ramadan to focus on Charity.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry organises a popular annual
Ramadan promotion "Dubai: The City that Cares 2002
(DCC). The popular annul Ramadan promotion "Dubai:
The City that Cares 2002 (DCC)", is organized by
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI). This
promotion will high light this year the importance of
charitable initiatives around the world.
have increased its budget by Dh2 million to Dh12 million.
Total value of sponsorship is over Dh4 million, including
Dh1 million to be donated in cash to charity and Dh3 million
in prizes through raffle draws.
event has also roped in the UAE Red Crescent Society and
Unicef for the first time in its five-year history. This
will increase the amount of charity to be donated among
children of some of the world's troubled regions.
Details contact: Dubai Chamber of Commerce.