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Celebrating Ramadan with a community Iftar in Brampton


BRAMPTON, ON (April 7, 2022) – Celebrate Brampton’s diversity and break fast at the City of Brampton’s Community Iftar on Thursday, April 21 from 7 to 9 pm in City Hall.

Gather as a community to celebrate Ramadan with prayer, nasheeds and the breaking of evening fast.

The evening will include:

  • Quranic recitation and translation by the Brampton Islamic Centre
  • Family friendly entertainment including Turkish Ilahis and Whirling Dervishes
  • Remarks from Mayor Brown and Members of Council
  • Guest speakers from Ryerson University and Brampton Civic Hospital
  • Evening prayer
  • Iftar dinner, pre-packaged halal meals

For the full schedule of events, visit brampton.ca/ramadan


Quotes

“Ramadan Mubarak to all. It’s an honour to be able to gather together once again to break fast as a community at our Iftar in downtown Brampton. Join us in Ken Whillans Square on April 12 to celebrate Brampton’s diverse community with prayer and connection.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“Brampton is a Mosaic and it is our diverse community that makes this city such a special place. I’m so pleased that we can once again celebrate together in person. May your days and nights be Mubarak and bright.”
- Harkirat Singh, City Councillor, Wards 9 & 10; Chair, Corporate Services, City of Brampton

“It’s great to welcome the community back to downtown Brampton to celebrate Ramadan with one another after being home the past two years. Wishing you and your family the blessings of the month of Ramadan.”
- Paul Morrison, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton





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