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.