Ramadan in Dubai 2014

The holy month of Ramadan is one of the most important and reflective times in the Islamic calendar and commemorates the revelation of the Holy Quran.

Date:
Sunday, 29th June - Sunday, 27th July 2014
Duration:
29 days
Audience:
General Public
Category:
Community, Family

Ramadan is a significant month in the Islamic calendar and in Dubai, the period is marked by a host of Ramadan-related activities. The Dubai Government  organises numerous events during the month and the retail sector sees brisk business.

Emarati hospitality and traditions are also very evident during this month as Iftars are hosted across Dubai and residents of different nationalities come together to share the spirit of Ramadan. Also included annually during Ramadan are a number of educational cultural activities that aim to educate the public on what the month of Ramadan is all about and how to conduct one's self during this holy month. There will be the annual Holy Quran recital competitions held for students and adults with the winners earning cash prizes and more.

Planned activities will emphasize on the spiritual side of this occasion such as the Ramadan Night Market which will stay open into the early morning hours and offers a variety of shopping and dining options. The annual Ramadan Majlis which offers some of the finest Arabian cuisine after Iftar every night, throughout the night during the month of Ramadan.