word 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
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.