Athlone Stadium

City and tenants in loggerheads over Athlone stadium

By Rukaya Mosavel There are growing concerns about the access to the Athlone Stadium following an alleged lockdown by the City of the Cape Town. Members of the United Coalition for Sport and Community Based Organisations (UCSCBO) say they were unable to access their offices at the stadium on Thursday[…]

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Spirit high at Mass Mawlid 1437

While the crowd was considerably smaller this year, the spirit at the Mass Mawlid 1437 at Athlone stadium was immensely palpable as hundreds spent the public holiday honouring Islam’s foremost individual, the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The stadium was a vision of white as scores of men, women and children reflected[…]

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Glowing line-up for Mass Mawlid

Athlone stadium in the heart of the Mother City will be lit up in a sea of white on Wednesday as hundreds of Capetonians gather for what has become an annual event in the Muslim community – the Mass Mawlid 1437. The event has been rescheduled to Wednesday the 16th[…]

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Mass moulood now moved earlier

Those looking forward to this year’s mass moulood will have to pen in the date Wednesday 16 December, following a last minute change. Event organisers Mawlid SA said they received good news this week that the Chief Minister of the state of Perak in Malaysia will attend the event as[…]

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Over 10 000 gather for annual Mass Mawlid

Mawlid SA 1436 kicked off with an electrifying atmosphere on Sunday, as the recitation of the well-known Barzanji echoed through the Athlone Stadium. The event saw community members young and old and from all walks of life come together in celebration of the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammed[…]

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Mass moulood moves to Athlone stadium

After two successful years at the Greenpoint Track, Mawlid SA will be moving its mass moulood celebration to the Athlone Stadium on the 18th January 2015. Annually global Muslims commemorate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), through thikr, qir;ah and salawat, and this remains a strong tradition in the[…]

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