Students from All Over the World Talked About Ramadan Traditions

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Ramadan traditions of different cultures were discussed in the International Speaking Club organized by Cairo and Rabat Yunus Emre Institutes.

The International Speaking Club was held with 20 students from 18 different countries of Yunus Emre Institute and the Ramadan spirit all around the world was discussed. The programme was streamed live form the social media accounts of Cairo and Rabat Yunus Emre Institutes. Students from Egypt, Morocco, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Qatar, Palestine, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Tunisia, Algeria, Malaysia and Lebanon shared videos about their Ramadan foods, deserts and many other traditions in the programme that was watched by tens of thousands of people.

 

"CHILDREN ARE VALUED GREATLY IN ISLAM"

 

 

Mukhammadiyar Ankabayev, who participated in the programme from Kazakhstan, said that traditional sports such as wrestling and archery were played during the Ramadan and the competitions continued until sahur, and added that children who were fasting for the first time were given gifts by emphasizing the importance of children in Islam.

Food from different regions in each country were introduced for the month of Ramadan, when everyone meets at the table whether they are poor or rich, irrespective of their religion, race or geography. Mukhammadiyar Ankabayev, who participated in the programme from Kazakhstan, said that traditional sports such as wrestling and archery were played during the Ramadan and the competitions continued until sahur, and added that children who were fasting for the first time were given gifts by emphasizing the importance of children in Islam. Moroccan student Yousra Benmoussa said that it was a tradition to play sports before iftar in Morocco.

RAMADAN REPRESENTS PEACE AND JOY IN TURKEY

 

"Ramadan in Turkey means the peace and joy disseminating from the lights on the ridges of mosques alongside the smell of the Ramadan pita."

Ala Yusef Jalal, who participated in the programme from Palestine, mentioned that the long iftar tables at the Al-Aqsa Mosque were awaited impatiently throughout the year. Norhairyani Binti, who participated in the programme from Malaysia where children celebrate the coming of Ramadan with fireworks, said that the rich Malaysian cuisine became even more meaningful during the Ramadan and they wanted to host everyone in iftar tables during the Ramadan. Egyptian Yasemin Mahmud, who also lived in Turkey, said, "Ramadan in Turkey means the peace and joy disseminating from the lights on the ridges of mosques alongside the smell of the Ramadan pita". The programme ended with the Ramadan traditions videos of different countries and the students' Ramadan congratulations.

The seventh of the International Speaking Club was just organized, and it will continue to host the students of Yunus Emre Institute from five different continents on the social media platforms with different topics. 

 

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