15:40 - August 19, 2019
News ID: 3469204
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iranian Cultural Center in the Philippines plans to hold a ceremony on the occasion of Eid Al-Ghadir in Manila today.


The center announced that it will host the ceremony in the capital city from 8 p.m. local time.

The program will include poetry reading, eulogy recitation and competitions featuring questions on different aspects of the auspicious occasion.

The event of Ghadir, or Eid al-Ghadir, is celebrated by Shia Muslims around the world every year. It is among important feasts and happy holidays of Shia Muslims held on the 18th day of Dhul Hijja in the lunar Hijri calendar.

It was the day when according to reports, the Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed Ali ibn Abi Talib (AS) as his caliph and the Imam after himself following an order from God.

This year, Eid al-Ghadir falls on Tuesday, August 20.

Tags: IQNA ، Eid ، Ghadir ، Manila ، cultural ، Muslim
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