Taking Ramadan to the Fiji community | Pacific Beat

Taking Ramadan to the Fiji community

Taking Ramadan to the Fiji community

Updated 18 July 2013, 10:15 AEST

Two weeks into Ramadan and Fiji Muslims have been breaking their fasts every evening together in community gatherings and inviting non-Muslims to participate and share their meal.

This is a change from the more traditional meal after sundown that families would normally do on their own at home.

Although small in number, the Islamic community in Fiji has established almost 200 Islamic centres and 34 Muslim schools.

The president of Fiji Muslim National League, Hafiz Ud Dean Kahn, says they are trying to make the Ramadan festival more communal.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Hafiz Ud Dean Kahn, president of Fiji Muslim National League

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