Message from Dr Q Ashfaq Ahmad
Sep04

Message from Dr Q Ashfaq Ahmad

Dear Honoured Guests, MEFF audience, MEFF Management and Executive Committees We may not be aware but we are living through a time which will in the future be considered historic. Historic in a sense that it is a time when Muslims throughout the world are coming to terms with their own rights and responsibilities and non-Muslims, particularly those in the West, are coming to terms with such as Muslims. It is a re-defining moment. The...

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Message from Nick Lalich
Sep04

Message from Nick Lalich

On behalf of Fairfield City Council I wish you all an extremely joyous Eid as you celebrate the end of Ramadan. I have always been fascinated by the month of Ramadan and have spoken to members of our Muslim community who describe it as a spiritual month of reflection – teaching patience, sacrifice and humility. Ramadan allows Muslims to practice self-discipline, self-control and sympathy for those who are less fortunate. You...

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Message from Barry O’Farrell MP
Sep04

Message from Barry O’Farrell MP

It is with great pleasure that I convey my best wishes to the Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair. This important event allows the community to experience multiculturalism at its best, with an atmosphere of peace, unity and acceptance. New South Wales has a diverse social and cultural fabric and I commend the Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair in its promotion and celebration of diversity, tolerance and community in this State. The...

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Message from Barbara Perry MP
Sep04

Message from Barbara Perry MP

I am honoured to be included in this souvenir publication celebrating the 27th Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair. Multiculturalism represents one of the most beautiful and unique aspects of the life of our state; the Islamic community have proven themselves to be invaluable partners in establishing the rich identity we share- and the harmony that binds us together. Eid celebrations are a timely reminder of the value that Islam holds...

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Message from Chris Bowen MP
Sep04

Message from Chris Bowen MP

It is with great pleasure that I extend my best wishes to the organisers and participants of the 2011 Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair in Fairfield. I congratulate the organisers of this successful annual event that is not only an important occasion in my electorate of McMahon, but has also become one of Sydney’s biggest cultural celebrations. Australia is a richly multicultural nation which embraces the religious and cultural...

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Message from from Stepan Kerkyasharian
Sep04

Message from from Stepan Kerkyasharian

The Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair is a significant event on the crowded New South Wales festival calendar. It is the day when the Islamic community showcases itself to the whole society of New South Wales. What we see is a well-settled community keen to celebrate a significant achievement in completing the physical and spiritual demands of the holy month of Ramadan for another year. We also see that Islam is now one of the...

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