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Publication date: 07/11/2022

This weekend, around 3,000 people gathered to pray and celebrate the second biggest holiday in the Muslim calendar

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The faithful brave the heat of Saturday July 9

Thousands of people from the Muslim community of Cartagena celebrated Eid Al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice, on Saturday July 9.

Eid Al-Adha is one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic calendar, and to celebrate various spaces have been organized in which the inhabitants of Cartagena have gathered in different parts of the city to share a moment of prayer together.

In places such as Urbanización Mediterráneo, La Aljorra, El Albujón, El Algar, Miranda and La Palma, around 3,000 people gathered and shared in this significant and important moment in honor of Ibrahim’s will to sacrifice his son Ismail as an act of obedience to Allah. .

According to the Cartagena City Council, “It was a day of sharing, being with family, praying and helping the most needy in the community. Cartagena is an increasingly multicultural city, and its religious diversity is championed as a rich source of cultural activity.

Image: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena

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