Message from Barry O’Farrell MP Premier of NSW
Aug28

Message from Barry O’Farrell MP Premier of NSW

It is a pleasure to send my best wishes to those attending the Multicultural Eid Festival – a wonderful celebration of religious commitment, cultural diversity

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Message from The Honourable Julia Gillard  Prime Minister of Australia
Aug28

Message from The Honourable Julia Gillard Prime Minister of Australia

I am delighted to provide this message of support to all those attending this year’s Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair (MEFF), and commend the organisation by the Australian MEFF Consortium.   For 28 years, the MEFF has been an important part of Sydney’s multicultural celebrations. An event that began in 1985, run by the Islamic Foundation for Education and Welfare, has now become a national showcase of Islamic unity and...

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Message from Chris Bowen MP Minister for Immigration and Citizenship
Aug28

Message from Chris Bowen MP Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

I am pleased to extend my best wishes to the organisers and attendees of the 28th MEFF Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair on 2 September at Fairfield Showground in my electorate.   Eid is a festive occasion for Muslims in Australia and around the world, as it celebrates the completion of the holy month of Ramadan.   Following a month of fasting and reflection, Eid is a time for people of Muslim faith to pray, spend time...

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Message from Chris Hayes MP Federal Member for Fowler
Aug28

Message from Chris Hayes MP Federal Member for Fowler

I am honoured to represent the Prime Minister and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs at the 28th Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair. I have attended the festival many times and each year I am taken with the vibrancy and enthusiasm shown by all those involved. The festival not only showcases Australia’s rich cultural diversity but is a celebration of the completion of Ramadan. Australian Muslims have contributed...

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Message from The Hon Victor Dominello MP Minister for Citizenship and Communities Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
Aug28

Message from The Hon Victor Dominello MP Minister for Citizenship and Communities Minister for Aboriginal Affairs

After the demands of the Ramadan season it is time to relax and enjoy some leisure time. Non Muslims can also join in and experience the joy that comes after the month-long period of sacrifice. This sharing builds on our well-known tradition of acceptance and understanding. The Multicultural Eid Festival and Fair is a permanent fixture on Sydney’s cultural calendar whose popularity continues to spread. It is a wonderful occasion to...

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Message From Julie Owens MP Member for Parramatta

Happy Eid Eid Mubarak Ramadan is the most important month of the year for thousands of Muslims in my electorate. Eid celebrations mark the end of Ramadan. Eid is a day of celebration for Muslims in Parramatta. It is celebrated with the giving of gifts and sharing of food. Parramatta is richly multicultural; we embrace the religious and cultural traditions of our diverse population. This diversity adds to our strength, injecting energy...

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