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Celebration :: Eid of al-Fitr

Raleigh : 10-18-2013

On October 18, 2013 Friday evening, IITS and Divan Center celebrated the Kurban Bayrami (Eid al-Adha) with the local community including people from various ethnic groups at Culbreth Middle School in Chapel Hill.

The program started with serving of dinner including traditional samples from Turkish cuisine. After the dinner, the children were entertained with several activities (including moon bounce, cotton candy, face-painting, balloon animals) to feel the bayram (festival/eid) atmosphere while the adult guests were enjoying classical Turkish and sufi music samples presented by Abdullah Demir and Ercan Dereyayla in the auditorium. The event ended with prize drawings for gift cards from local Turkish stores.

Other Activities:

  Food Drive
  Book club & discussion series
  Need Health Insurance
  Creating A Culture Of Thanksgiving
  Panel Discussion around Abrahamic Table - Sacrifice and Selflessness
  AFSV Statement on Recent Military Intervention in Turkey
  IITSNC Condemns the Orlando Shooting
  Panel Discussion: Abrahamic Table : Fasting
  The Path of Prophets: "FASTING"
  Panel Discussion- Abrahamic Table: Faith and Psychology
  4th Annual Turkish Food & Art Festival
  An Understanding of Clean and Unclean before God?
  Reading Contest:Who is Prophet Muhammad
  Path of the PROPHETS - Prayer