Mass Mawlid

Mawlid important in a divisive world

The answer to the most pressing issues facing the global world today lies in the pristine example of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his life’s teachings. That was one of the main messages at the Mass Mawlid 1437, held at the Athlone stadium on the 16th December, known as Reconciliation[…]

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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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Understanding Moulood

With the start of Rabi-ul-Auwal, a month which marks the birth of the Beloved Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), moulood celebrations will be in full swing. Again, the annual Mass Mawlid on the 16th December has reignited a debate over the celebration of moulood in the Cape. This age old tradition, which[…]

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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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All systems go for Mass Mawlid: Mawlid SA

Preparations for the third annual Mass Mawlid celebrations are in full swing ahead of this weekend’s showpiece event, according to Mawlid SA spokesperson, Nabeweyah Malick. Thousands of Muslims from all walks of life are expected to gather at the Athlone Stadium on Sunday, to pay recognition to the birth and[…]

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Ladies Mass Mawlid ‘spiritually electrifying’

The Ladies Mass Mawlid at the Al Quds Foundation on Tuesday, has been described as nothing less than spiritually electrifying. During the week long celebrations of Mawlid in the mothercity, thousands of women from all walks of life geared up to celebrate the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammed[…]

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City partners with Muslim community for Mass Mawlid

The City of Cape Town has announced its support of and partnership with the City’s Muslim community in hosting the third Mass Mawlid event. The Mass Mawlid is held annually in celebration of the life and birth of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). City acting Mayoral Committee Member for Tourism, Events[…]

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