Beginning of Ramadan

Ramadan begins on Sunday 5 May and will continue until the beginning of June.

What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a blessed month for Muslim people around the world, it’s a time of reflection, prayer and renewal of faith. Muslims worldwide fast from dawn to sunset, abstaining totally from food, drink, smoking and other sensual pleasures to complete one of the five pillars of Islam.

There are over half a million Muslims in Australia, who have come from over 70 countries all around the world.

Melbourne Campus (Bundoora) Iftar dinner

Ramadan Iftar Dinner

Breaking the fast together

Friday 10, May | 4.30pm – 6.30pm

This is a FREE community event but booking is essential:

Bell St Mall
Corner Bell Street & Oriel Road
Heidelberg West.

Learn more about Victoria’s diverse cultural and faith traditions.

Buffet halal meal at sundown (vegetarian options also provided).

The Islamic Museum of Australia in Thornbury is also running a small photographic exhibition for Ramadan, Capture the Spirit of Ramadan. The splendour of Ramadan unites all Muslims from different walks of life and cultures has been brought to light in this special photographic exhibition.