Eid al-fitr 1431H/ 2010 Announcement

Eid al-fitr is on Friday September 10th, 2010

The Manitoba Islamic Association (MIA) in consultation with Imam Hosni are pleased to announce that Thursday, September 9th will be the 30th of Ramadan and Friday, September 10th will be the first day of Shawwal, the Day of Eid al-Fitr.   

We wish our community and all Muslims Eid Mubarak.

Eid Prayer Time and Location:

Where: Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, 3rd floor, Hall A (map)

Hall door opens @ 8:30AM
Takbirat @ 08:40AM
Eid Salat @ 09:30AM

Prayer Mats
The hall is not carpeted.  Please remember to bring your prayer mats.

Parking is available in underground parking at the Convention Centre, street parking, and other parking lots around the Convention Centre. Please refer to the map below for directions.

Directions from Grand Mosque to the Convention Centre
Directions from Hazelwood Mosque to the Convention Centre
Directions from Winnipeg Central Mosque to the Convention Centre

Imam Hosni’s Explanation for the decision:
On Wednesday September 8 the moon was not/cannot be seen because it sets before sunset. Therefore, Thursday Sep 9th is the 30th day of Ramadan and the 1st day of Shawwal which marks the the start of eid ul-fitr is on Friday Friday Sep 10, 2010.