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Big Virtual Iftar
Faith or no faith, you’re all welcome to join us at the #bigvirtualiftar events via YouTube Live! 

We usually invite our non-Muslim friends from local communities to our Mosques to join us for the Big Iftar Dinner and we host them in a pleasant evening to talk about interfaith matters and to break bread with us. However, due to the current restrictions, so we would like to invite you to our virtual events which will consist of online live talks, a virtual tour of Britain’s biggest Mosque, National Fasting Challenge, personal stories of Muslims impacted by COVID-19, question & answer sessions and to watch people breaking a fast live.

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ACTIVITIES

We will be holding 5 online events (see Schedule) with below activities
Webinar Talks

Webinar Talks

See below schedule for topic titles of the talks
Video Diaries

Video Diaries

Watch British Muslims share their Ramadan video diaries during the lockdown
Virtual Mosque Tour

Virtual Mosque Tour

Watch a virtual tour of Western Europe's biggest Mosque
Q&A

Q&A

Ask questions about Ramadan and the topics of the talks taking place
National Fasting Challenge

National Fasting Challenge

Take part in this challenge to experience how Muslims spent each day during Ramadan
Breaking Fast Live

Breaking Fast Live

Watch British Muslims break their fast live during the online event
Show Solidarity

Show Solidarity

Join billions of Muslims in solidarity during this lockdown period
Weekly Events

Weekly Events

There will be 5 live events, see schedule below for dates

SCHEDULE

Programme for all events
19:35 - 19:55
Live Online

Q&A

19:55 - 20:14
Live Online

Q&A

20:05 - 20:24
Live Online

Q&A

20:15 - 20:37
Live Online

Q&A

20:20 - 20:43
Live Online

Q&A

NATIONAL FASTING CHALLENGE

An opportunity to experience a fast for a day or if you feel adventurous the entire month
Are you ready to challenge yourself physically, spiritually, and mentally? Get ready to boost your resilience and general well-being.

Every year 3.4 million British Muslims partake in fasting in the holy month of Ramadan. Like last year, you can join in with us to reap the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of fasting. We are welcoming participants to offer a one day fast, five day fast or the complete 30 day fast. You decide what you feel you can handle!

Share your experience on social media with the hashtags #BigVirtualIftar and #NationalFastingChallenge.

Click on “REGISTER NOW” below to sign up for the challenge and to receive the rules & guidelines on how to observe a fast according to Islam. You will have the option to join a private members Facebook group for support.

The following are not permitted to participate in the challenge: one who is travelling, one who is sick, one who needs to take medication, one who has a vaccination appointment or a pregnant female.

  • Gratitude
  • Empathy
  • Finding your true purpose
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-realisation
  • Reduce stress
  • Willpower training
  • Improves sleep
  • Detoxifies body
  • Improves the function of organs
  • Improves the blood circulation
  • Removes harmful toxins

EVENT FAQ

Most frequently asked question about the Big Virtual Iftar

You can send an email to info@bigvirtualiftar.co.uk for any queries.

No, this event is primarily for our non-Muslim brothers and sisters but we also welcome all Muslims to join us and #FastAtHome during Ramadan.

Learn about Ramadan and what it’s like to fast for almost 18 hours? This practice has lots of benefits that you can take away especially relevant to people being in quarantine and self-isolation due to Coronavirus crisis.

Try our National Fasting Challenge and join the live event to break your fast with the Muslim community. We will send you the rules for this challenge.

Yes you can register for each of the 5 events of the Big Virtual Iftar.

You will receive this on the day via an email – simply click on the link and it will open up in YouTube. You can also cast this on to your Smart TV YouTube app.

Yes – you can ask on YouTube Live via the chat, email your questions during the session to qa@bigvirtualiftar.co.uk, send an SMS to 07392414832 (UK mobile), post a question on our Facebook page True Islam UK or send a Tweet to @trueislamuk and add #bigvirtualiftar.

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