Pictures like these make you smile
With the Dome of the Rock Mosque seen in the background, a Palestinian Muslim worshiper prays during the third Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010.
A young Palestinian Muslim girl walks in an alley of Jerusalem’s old city holding a traditional Ramadan lantern while celebrating with other children the announcing of the holy month of Ramadan on Tuesday, Aug. 10 2010.
Muslim pilgrims pray inside the Grand Mosque, with the Mecca Clock in the background, on the second day of the fasting month of Ramadan in Mecca August 12, 2010. The giant clock on a skyscraper in Islam’s holiest city Mecca began ticking on Wednesday at the start of the fasting month of Ramadan, amid hopes by Saudi Arabia that it will become the Muslim world’s official timekeeper.
Thousands of Muslims circle the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca, taking part in dawn (fajir) prayers on August 29, 2010.
Shop owner Boualem Bensalem (left) prays in his flat with family and friends before for Iftar meal in Geneva, Switzerland on August 23, 2010. Switzerland is home to some 311,000 Muslims (4.3% of the population). I truly love to see families gathering like this. It’s beautiful!
Disneyland Resort - Annual Eid Al-Fitr Dinner Party
Every year our company (Saudi Aramco) holds an Eid Al-Fitr party at Disneyland. All the Arab families in Hong Kong are invited along with their guests of honor (the kids) to celebrate the end of Ramadan at Disney!
The agenda of the party is as follows:
18:00 Guest Arrival/Disney Characters Appearance
18:35 Pray (Inside Cinderella ballroom / Outside in the Dreamer’s Garden depending on the weather)
18:40 Welcoming Speech
18:45 Dinner Starts
19:15 The Cheesy Brothers Performance (Zani)
20:15 End of Show
20:45 Balloon Twisting
21:15 Magic Hand Imprint
21:45 Treasure Hunt
22:00 End of Party (Head over to watch the fireworks)
Halal Dinner Buffet Menu for Saudi Aramco
Eid Al-Fitr Dinner Party
On September 10, 2010
Chilled Seafood on Ice
(Fresh Prawns, Crab Leg, Sea Whelks and Mussels)
Chilled Soba Noodles with Seaweed
German Potato Salad
Cider Wood Smoked Salmon with Condiments
Thai Papaya Salad
Seafood and Fennel Salad
Indian Tandoori Chicken Salad (Halal)
Chick Peas Salad
Tabbouleh Lebanese Cracked Wheat Salad
Garden Greens, Tomato, Sweet Corn, Sliced Cucumber
with a Selection of Home-made Dressings
Indian Tomato Soup
Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup (Halal)
Indian Lamb Curry (Halal)
Indian Butter Chicken (Halal)
Small Naan Bread
Moroccan Spiced de-boned Chicken, with Vegetable Tangerine and Couscous (Halal) I see you Sima.
Fish Curry with Saffron rice (Halal)
Lamb Kebab (Halal)
Tandoori Prawn with Garlic Naan (Halal)
Assorted Mixed Chinese Vegetable
Stir-fried Beef Cubes with Black Pepper and Honey (Halal)
Braised E-Fu Noodles with Fresh Mushrooms
Tandoori Marinated Baked Leg of Lamb (Halal)
(All alcohol free)
Fresh Fruit Platter
Mini American Cheese Cake
Baked Apricot Tart
Mango Mousse Cake
Ice Cream Station
Bread & Butter Pudding with Vanilla Sauce
Chocolate Fountain with Fruit Skewers and Marshmallows
Coffee or Tea
PS: We use Halal meats and provide pork free and alcohol free meals
[Insert Mozzarella, Tomato & Lettuce sandwich here. Was too hungry to take photo]
Ahh. The sushiness.
Topped it all off with a Fussili Salad. I’m currently smiling.
A cup of Nespresso after Iftar…
it’s Ramadan. i’m allowed to be lazy. i ordered my coffee and it arrived on my desk this morning. so this evening’s coffee is going to taste spek-tac-u-lar.