Canterbury Eid Festival 2016 : DeenQuest

Good morning, salaams, and hello, Our team of DeenGuards are hard at work finalising the last of the DeenQuest (DQ) challenges for you! The DeenGuards are the caretaker of each of the challenges’ categories in the DeenQuest. There will be 3 categories, Body, Mind & Spirit and within each category, there are 5 challenges, each worth Read more about Canterbury Eid Festival 2016 : DeenQuest[…]

Canterbury Eid Festival 2016

~ Eid ~ Pray ~ Love ~ Eid is a perfect time to come together to give families and friends a joyous occasion they can cherish together! Join us this Eid ul-Adha for a day to remember complete with activities, games, stalls, ethnic foods, performances and more… Everyone is welcome, so invite your neighbours, friends and colleagues! Muslim Read more about Canterbury Eid Festival 2016[…]

Register Your Stall

Register Your Stall for the Summer Souq 2016 This event is one that all Muslim Christchurch families and other local kiwis can enjoy with food stalls from a range of cultures at an affordable price. We are a non-profit community organization and need as much help as possible to cover the costs of our hall hire, games, Read more about Register Your Stall[…]

Life after the Canterbury Eid Festival 2015

Aah so where do we begin? Some of you might ask why big boss Zayed himself isn’t writing this blogpost. Apparently, the general consensus is that I was the one who was the least busy on the day and appeared to be in the best position to gauge how the event was panning out. Although Read more about Life after the Canterbury Eid Festival 2015[…]

DeenQuest is here!

Long time fans of Nawawi Center will know what the DeenQuest is all about. After all, a retreat without the DeenQuest is no retreat at all.

Well, now this popular challenge race is part of the upcoming Eid Festival too!

But whether you are a long time fan or not, throw out what you know about the DeenQuest. Because it has been re-imagined from the ground up. […]

Sussing out the Safety

Alongside Nadiah, I unwittingly landed myself into the role of “Health and Safety Officer” for the Canterbury Eid Festival! We’ve got off to a cracking start by sussing out a first aid kit just in case any of you fellas get hurt during the event. We’ve got several first-aiders on the team so your safety Read more about Sussing out the Safety[…]

Eid Festival Foodstalls

Assalaamu alaykum everyone. It has been a  pretty busy week for me trying to finalise registrations for the food and non food stalls! But mashaaallah, we had more than 20 stalls signed up. Awesome! Trying hard to make sure that the stalls from one particular country, will not be selling the same menu!  We don’t Read more about Eid Festival Foodstalls[…]