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Famous artist holds an exhibition on hajj in Kazan

Kazan, December 17, 2019

“Hajj. Mecca. Revelations” exhibition by the honoured artist of Bashkortostan and honoured artist of Tatarstan, painter and graphic artist, Vakil Shaikhetdinov, is opened at the Gallery of Shamail in Tatarstan, the press office of the Kazan Kremlin Museum-Reserve reports.


Muslims in Kabardino-Balkaria compete in knowledge of Islam

Nalchik, December 17, 2019

The district round of the intellectual game “Brain Ring” dedicated to the theme “Islam is the religion of peace” was held last week in the mosque of Baksan in Kabardino-Balkaria, the website of Muslim Religious Administration of the republic reports.

The parishioners of mosques and students of Sunday schools of the city competed it the contest which was aimed at spiritual and moral education, and covered history of the Islamic religion and its values.


Patriarch Kirill presents Mufti of Dagestan with Order of Glory and Honor

Moscow, December 16, 2019

Patriarch Kirill signed a decree on presenting the Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi with the Order of Glory and Honor, Interfax reports citing Roman Silantiev, member of the Expert Council on interaction with the Islamic world under the Patriarch.

According to Silantiev, the award was dated to the 60th anniversary of Dagestan Mufti and the 25th anniversary of the Muftiate of the republic, thus the Russian Orthodox Church appreciated the merits of Muslim spiritual leader of Dagestan.


Works of Russian writers to be translated into Arabic

Moscow, December 12, 2019

More than 20 books by Russian authors will be translated into Arabic before the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which is to be held from April 15 to 21, 2020. The Russian Federation is to be the guest of honor on the next year fair.


Kazan to hold Muslim Movie Festival in 2020

Kazan, December 11, 2019

The International Muslim Movie Festival is to be held in Kazan in September next year. This was announced by the head of the public relations department of “Tatarkino” Zufar Davletshin at the press-conference dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the organization of movie production and distribution in the TASSR (Tatarstan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic).


Russian mufti participated in the First Islamic Youth Forum

Abu Dhabi, December 11, 2019

Mufti of Moscow Ildar Alyautdinov took part in the First International Muslim Youth Forum in Abu Dhabi. “At the forum I noted that global change begins with a change in oneself. A true leader should always be on the path to self-development and self-improvement”, Ildar Alyautdinov told RIA Novosti.


Tatarstan Muftiate names the dates of the main Muslim holidays in the New Year

Kazan, December 10, 2019

Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Tatarstan announced the dates of main Muslim holidays in 2020. Thus the coming 2020 falls on the middle and end of 1441 and the beginning and middle of 1442 according to the Hijra. The Hijra calendar has 12 months and begins with the month of Muharram.

According to preliminary data, the Holy month of Ramadan begins on April 24 in 2020 and will last 30 days. And Uraza Bairam holiday falls out on May 24. Another Muslim holiday, Eid al-Adha, falls out on July 31.


Nike Launches New Swimwear Line Designed For Women Who Wear A Hijab

Beaverton, December 10, 2019

Nike has launched new swimwear designed for athletes who wear a hijab. Through the new Nike Victory Swim Collection, women can choose from a full body swimsuit or individual pieces including a swimming hijab, a tunic top and leggings, reports “Time”.

The new line will be available for sale online starting February 1, and at some retailers in California, New York City, London and Dubai, the company announced Tuesday.


Russian and US Muslims Strengthen Cooperation

Washington, December 9, 2019

Delegation of Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia headed by Mufti Albir Hazrat Krganov made a working visit to the United States from December 2 to 9, 2019. During the meetings with representatives of religions, public organizations and scientific community, they considered issues of preventing pseudo-religious extremism, combating international terrorism, strengthening inter-religious dialogue and implementing significant social projects aimed at working with youth and migrants.


Translation of Koran meanings in Russian language presented in Dagestan

Makhachkala, December 7, 2019

A historical and long-awaited event in the life of the Russian Muslim community took place in Makhachkala on December 7. Here in the capital of Dagestan Muslims of the region had chance to visit an official presentation of the publication of the translation of Koran’s meanings in Russian language “Kalyam Sharif. The new edition was prepared by Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Tatarstan. ⠀


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