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Joint Business Council: Cultural Iftar Extern Event

17 April, 2023 06:30 PM-09:00 PM

Join us for our annual Joint Business Council Cultural Iftar for an authentic Emirati experience! The event will take place on Monday 17 April 2023 at the unique venue -The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU), Al Bastakiya - Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, Al Musallah Street, Bur Dubai, Dubai from 6:30 PM to 9 PM.

The SMCCU Ramadan Iftar will take place in the wind-tower house in the heart of Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, the historical Emirati neighbourhood. The evening begins with the Athan (the call to prayer) followed by the breaking of the fast with the Emirati hosts. Guests can enjoy Arabic coffee and dates and then take a moment to watch your hosts pray, before a delicious array of Emirati dishes, served for Iftar. During the event, guests are invited to ask any questions they may have about Ramadan and the culture of the UAE. After Iftar, a visit to the Diwan Mosque is done while walking through the historical street, before returning to SMCCU house for dessert and tea.


  • Adults (13yrs old and above):     AED 190 per person
  • Children 7 to 12yrs old:                AED 100 per child
  • Children 0 to 6yrs old:                 FREE (Needs to be registered)


This event has limited spaces on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please mention in your registration how many adults and children with ages.


Registration is closed for this event.

Location: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Cultural Understanding, Al Bastakiya

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