Eid al-Adha celebrations fill the Ismaili Centre, Toronto with the sounds of qawwali

Eid al-Adha celebrations fill the Ismaili Centre, Toronto with the sounds of qawwaliSHANIFA NASSERAMINA LALANI for TheIsmaili.org – 6 November 2014 – Toronto, 5 October 2014 — The lyrical sounds of qawwali music filled the social hall of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Guests were treated to a special workshop and performance by the Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali Group.

The celebration — which was also the inaugural public event of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto — brought together over 200 attendees from around the world, including Canadian Senator Salma Ataullahjan, Pakistan’s Consul General in Toronto, former diplomats, business and education leaders from the Toronto area, and members of the Ismaili and broader Muslim communities in the Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park neighbourhoods adjacent to the Ismaili Centre.

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