Mawlid

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Mawlid

 

(Mawlud Milad), a Muslim religious holiday celebrating the birthday of the prophet Muhammad. The mawlid was established in the tenth and 11th centuries. It is observed on the 12th day of Rabi al-awwal, the third month of the Muslim lunar calendar.

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The school's entry is called 'Help save our environment' and was joint composed by Dylan Reay, Aimee Reay, Lucie Hardy, Lois Bass, Charlie Reed, Milaad Mohammed and Abby Wright.
Radio Milaad is running 24 hours for the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal (January 26 to February 22), in which Mohammed was born.
WIRED FOR SOUND: Imran Sarwar project manager of Radio Milaad at the sound desk in the Hanifa Institute on Bentley Street, Lockwood Pictures by Andy Catchpool (AC240112Cmila- * CELEBRATIONS: Members of the Hanifa Institute celebrate the launch of the Muslim community radio station, Radio Milaad (AC240112Cmila- * ONTHE CARDS: At the launch of Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing discount card, from left Cora Carter of Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing with John and Ben Jebson of Town Centre Beds, Sean Jarvis of Huddersfield Town and Helen O'Sullivan of KNH Picture by Julian Hughes (JH210112Bknh-01)
Last night an estimated 10,000 people took to the streets for a candlelit march to celebrate Milaad ul Nabi, which marks the day of the prophet's birthday.
It was for this reason that the Milaad Al-Amal (Birth of Hope) Organization for Humanitarian Services was established.
Milaad Al-Amal helps remove widows from their isolation and integrate them in order to become effective members of society by providing them alternative work opportunities to help them sustain their families financially.
Asian station Radio Milaad will air its first show for an hour on DM Digital (Sky 802) from midnight to 1am.
Radio Milaad will then continue to broadcast on FM 87.
The milk and soft drink sabeels will be set up by various organization along the entire routes of the Milaad processions in the city and rest of the district.
Mosque leaders in Birmingham hope more than 5,000 worshippers will gather in the city to celebrate Eid Milaad Ul Nabi, which marks the birth of the Prophet Mohammed.
He said that during Eid Milaad Ul Nabi, Muslim parents traditionally tell stories of the Prophet's life to their children.