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 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
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
Details contact: Dubai Chamber of Commerce.