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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Nonetheless, the birthday of Prophet Mohammad remains one of the nation's biggest religious celebrations, dubbed locally as Al Moulid, where many go to the mosque for a special prayer and children expect to get special treats in the form of a candy doll for girls and a candy horse for boys.
Three million people visited Tanta, capital of the Gharbia governorate, to participate in celebrations of the Moulid Al-Sayed Al-Badawy, a carnival that celebrates the birthday of a member of the Prophet Mohamed's family.
Dans ce sens, Ali Moulid, ingenieur principal a l'ingenierie rurale, ayant assume nombre de hautes responsabilites au ministere de l'Agriculture et de la peche maritime, s'est surtout focalise sur l'aspect de l'irrigation au Maroc et les grands programmes, les realisations et les defis y afferents, alors que Noureddine Tahsa, l'ex-directeur de la direction provinciale de l'agriculture d'El Hajeb, a evoque, dans son intervention, le bilan et les perspectives du volet des infrastructure et les equipements communs.
El Moulid, a group exhibition by 15 Contemporary Egyptian artists exploring a unique cultural phenomenon at Gallery Ward
Public Parks and Horticulture Department Director Taleb Abdul Kareem Julfar said there was a wide cultural array of entertainment at all six venues, including Emirati traditional dance, African drums, El Moulid and horse show and stilt walkers.
Further meeting will be held to continue discussion on the opening of the office, as said by the head of the delegation Moulid Warafa.
Bear in mind that the Moulid of Abu Hasira [Jewish Festival] was taking place right under their noses in one of the villages of the Buhaira province a few days earlier.
I grew up with Jackson's musicC*he was my window to the world of pop culture and I grieve for his sudden death," Haritha Moulid from Bahrain, said on a Remembering Michael Jackson Facebook page.
Moulid Osman Hassan, 32, of East Tyndall Street, Roath, Cardiff, was fined pounds 135 and banned from driving for 28 days after pleading guilty to driving a vehicle in a condition likely to cause injury.
Every Friday it is packed with visitors, and its moulid on December 4 attracts thousands who want to hear of the miracles that happened upon St.
Muslim holy days recognized are Arefa, Moulid, and Id Al Fetir (Ramadan).
ANDREW NORTH visited the Sufi festival, or moulid, of Omar Ibn al Farid, in Cairo.