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Mission Statement - Qëllimi i Shoqatës

Preserving the culture and identity of the Albanian Muslim community and promoting mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation among other communities in Australia.
Ruajtja e identitetit të komunitetit Shqiptar Musliman dhe promovimin e harmonisë, mirëkuptimit reciprok me komunitetet tjera në Australi.

  • Visit by Principals of Catholic Schools

    On Thursday 26 May 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit by Principals of several Catholic Primary Schools in Victoria. For many of our guests it was the first time that they visited an Islamic Centre and Mosque. The presentation provided our guests with information on the history and activities undertaken by our Society, as well as some basic principles about Islam. There were also many interesting questions raised during ...

  • Sports Fest

    The AAIS Youth Group has organised a 'SPORTS FEST' event for our Society's youth! Please refer to the attached flyer for more details ...

  • Rëndesia dhe Vlerat e Muajit Ramazan

    Sesion Informative për Motrat: Rëndesia dhe Vlerat e Muajit Ramazan ... Shih broshurë për më shumë informacion ...

  • National Mosque Open Day

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) is participating in the NATIONAL MOSQUE OPEN DAY. Everyone is warmly welcome to visit our Society, tour our Mosque and meet members of the AAIS community. Come see Melbourne’s First Mosque – the Albanian Mosque – and enjoy coffee, tea and biscuits in our Social Room. For more information, please contact our office via email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times ...

  • Ramadan Member Mailout

    On Tuesday 24 May 2016, the annual Ramadan member mail-out was successfully completed. Insha-Allah, every AAIS Financial Member will receive the following items: • AAIS Member Newsletter - 50th Edition • How to Pray Booklet • Ramadan Letter & Calendar • Membership Renewal Reminder Notice On behalf of the AAIS Executive Committee, I sincerely thank everyone who assisted with completing the corresponding mail-out. SHPENDI SHABANI Committee Member DËRGIMI E LETRAVE ANTARVE PËR RAMAZAN Të marte 24 Maj 2016, postimi për muajin e Ramazanit është përfunduar ...

  • Aspiring Leaders – Umrah Tour

    On Friday 20 May 2016, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special information session for financial members at the Youth Centre titled 'Aspiring Leaders Umrah Tour'. After a brief welcome and introduction by AAIS Treasurer, Rami Kulafi, the guest speaker for the evening, AAIS Financial Member, Br. Amet Balla, began his presentation by informing everyone about the program, which is offered by Human Appeal International Australia (HAI), and the critera ...

  • Aspiring Leaders Umrah Tour

    On Friday 20 May 2016, the AAIS Member Information Session will cover the amazing experience of the 'Aspiring Leaders Umrah Tour'. Please refer to the associated AAIS Flyer for more information about the corresponding event ...

  • Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea Brings Community Together

    On Sunday 15 May 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Women's Committee hosted its second 'Australia's Biggest Morning Tea event to support the Cancer Council. This year's event was held at the AAIS in Carlton North and it was very pleasing to have so many of our members, as well as guests from Melbourne's Christian and Jewish communities, our friendly neighbours and many others in the local community attend the day. The food selection on offer ...

  • Information Session: Causes of Cancer

    On Friday 13 May 2016, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special information session for financial members at the Youth Centre titled 'Causes of Cancer'. The topic selected for the Information Session created a lot of interest because the upstairs Educational Area was full of AAIS financial members and their families. After a brief welcome and introduction by AAIS President, Vahid Goga, the guest speaker for the evening, Dr. Mohammed Awad, ...

  • Light of Islam – 50th Edition

    Alhamdulilah, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) has successfully published its 50th edition of the ‘Light of Islam’ for its financial members and their families. In 1997, shortly after joining the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), I came across a monthly newspaper at the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) titled ‘Muslim News’. After reading through the newspaper, I considered the publication to be very beneficial for AAIS financial members to receive as ...

  • Biggest Morning Tea (Ladies Only Event)

    This AAIS Fundraising Event for the Cancer Council is open to ALL females in the community from age 13 years and over. IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting our Society. $10 Entry at the Door - Entry fee and all proceeds will be donated to the Cancer Council - Scumptious Morning Tea - Auction of a ...

  • Causes of Cancer

    The topic for the this Friday night's AAIS Member Information Session is 'Causes of Cancer'. Please refer to the associated AAIS Flyer for more information about the corresponding event ...

  • How To Have An Epic Ramadan!

    The next AAIS Sister’s Islamic Information Session, which is titled ‘How To Have An Epic Ramadan', is scheduled to be held on Wednesday 11th May 2016 and starts at 7:30pm. Please refer to the attached flyer for further information or contact the AAIS Executive Committee via email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when visiting ...

  • Youth Quiz Night

    On Sunday 24 April 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) newly formed Youth Group hosted its very first Trivia Night at the Youth Centre. Over eighty (80) members of our youth participated in the event, which consisted of trivia quizzes, fun challenges and lots of delicious food. After dinner, everyone had a great time playing indoor dodge ball, volleyball and soccer. There was overwhelming support expressed by members that attended the event with lots ...

  • Visit by Fitzroy High School

    On Wednesday 20 April 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit from Fitzroy High School. During the course of two morning sessions, over one-hundred (100) year eight students and teachers enjoyed a presentation on the history of Albanian migration to Australia, as well as the history of our Society; followed by a brief introduction to Islam. The overview of the five pillars of Islam was well received and also prompted many eager students ...

  • Youth Trivia Night

    The AAIS Youth Group is holding a youth night at the AAIS Youth Centre. There will be food, trivia and sports for all Entry is only $10. Please see flyer for more details.

  • Bringing Family to Australia – Immigration Laws

    As part of our weekly Friday night Information Sessions, on Friday 8 April 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held an information session on ‘Immigration’ for financial members at the AAIS Youth Centre. Conducted by Solicitor and Registered Migration Agent, Indira Kulafi, the session titled ‘Bringing Family to Australia’ covered topics including bringing a fiancée/fiancé to Australia, bringing parents to Australia and bringing skilled family to Australia. Members were provided with key information regarding criteria for ...

  • Interview on Jewish Interfaith Radio

    On Tuesday 5 April 2016, I was invited to an interview on the Jewish community radio program JCM Squared (JCM2). JCM2 is an Interfaith show exploring Judaism,Christianity and Islam, as well as multicultural strands in Australia and overseas. During the hour long interview, which was hosted by the key presenter of the show, Hanna Baum, I was provided with an opportunity to discuss a number of key Islamic teachings and practices, as well as the ...

  • Kids Educational Program – TERM 2

    The AAIS Kid's Educational Program will being on Saturday 16 April 2016. Please see attached flyer for more information or contact the AAIS Executive Committee via email: admin@aais.org.au

  • Fatima – Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit

    Sesion Informative për Motrat: Fatima - Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit   Shih broshurë për më shumë informacion ...

  • Diseases of the Heart (Part 3)

    The next AAIS Sister's Islamic Information Session, which is titled 'Diseases of the Heart (Part 3), is scheduled to be held on Wednesday 13th April 2016 and starts at 7:30pm. Please refer to the attached flyer for further information or contact the AAIS Executive Committee via email: admin@aais.org.au IMPORTANT NOTE: The AAIS Executive Committee kindly requests that visitors and guests obey parking signs at all times and also show good manners and consideration to our neighbours when ...

  • Rites of the Deceased

    On Saturday 2 April 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a xhenaze workshop titled ‘Rites of the Deceased’. The workshop was held in the AAIS Multi-function room and was prepared andpresented by Imam Bekim Hasani. Prior to the commencement of the workshop, attendees were warmly welcomed to the AAIS by Executive Committee member, Br. Shpendi Shabani, who proceeded to introduce the program for the evening. The workshop was attended by forty (40) financial members, who ...

  • Kid’s Play Group – TERM 2

    AAIS Financial Members are welcome to join our Society's ‘Play Group’ for TERM 2. This is a weekly program for mothers and their children (from birth to 4yrs) to come together in a fun and nurturing environment. Please see the corresponding flyer for more information ...  

  • Friday Night at Youth Centre

    On Friday 1 April 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) experienced another great night at the Youth Centre. The Youth Centre was a buzz with financial members and their families, who arrived shortly after the doors opened, to take part in another evening of socialising, sports and recreation, as well as the optional weekly Islamic Information Session. The younger kids enjoyed playing in the newly purchased children's playground, while teenagers played volleyball, soccer and table tennis. There ...

  • Visit by Brunswick Neighbourhood House

    On Wednesday 30 March 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a tour and presentation of the AAIS and its Albanian Mosque to sixteen (16) members from the Brunswick Neighbourhood House (BNH). Established in 1980, BNH is a non for profit community organisation that offers education, childcare and community activities for people who live in Brunswick and surrounding suburbs. After comfortably seating our guests in the AAIS Multi-Function Room, I officially opened the event by welcoming ...

  • New Children’s Playground

    On Saturday 26 March 2016, a new Children's Playground, which was recently purchased by the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), was installed at the Youth Centre. The new Children's Playground, which is located outside at the rear of the Youth Centre, will provide younger children with an area where they can play together. Insha-Allah, over the next couple of weeks, additional equipment will also be installed next to the children's playground and the ...

  • Xhenaza Workshop: Rites of the Deceased

    The Albanain Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) is holding an Islamic Information Session, which is open for everyone to attend, titled 'Rites of the Deceased'. In response to overwhelming interest from financial members, the Albanian Australia Islamic Society will be hosting a 'Xhanze Workshop' titled 'Rites of the Deceased' on 2 April 2016. The workshop, which is open to everyone to attend, represents an opportunity to learn about the funeral rites as adhered to in Islam. Please ...

  • Asija – Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit

    Sesion Informative për Motrat: Asija - Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit Shih broshurë për më shumë informacion ...

  • Bringing Family to Australia

    The Albanain Australian Islamic Soceity (AAIS) is holding an information session titled 'Bringing Family to Australia'. The corresponding information session, which will cover immigration requiremdents, will be very beneficial for those financial members that plan to bring family to Australia. Please feel free to contact our office via admin@aais.org.au, if you have any questions. AAIS Executive Committee

  • Collection for Royal Children’s Hospital

    During the month of March 2016, over two (2) consecutive Friday prayers, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted a collection for the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) appeal. The collection has become a long held tradition of the AAIS, which made its first recorded donation to the RCH back in 1971. Alhamdulilah our Society collected a total of $3,000 for the Royal Children's Hospital. Insha-Allah, the AAIS will continue to support ...

  • Dinner & Movie Night @ AAIS Youth Centre

    A ‘Dinner and Movie Night’ was hosted at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society(AAIS) Youth Centre on Saturday 19 March 2016. The AAIS organised a pre-movie Mediterranean inspired meal for this event that was followed by the showing of the documentary ‘Journey to Mecca’. The evening commenced with the preparation and serving of dinner by a combined effort of volunteers and Executive Committee members. Dinner was enjoyed by over sixty (60) financial members on the night. ...

  • Annual Collection for Royal Children’s Hospital

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) made its very first donation towards the Royal Children’s Hospital ‘Good Friday Appeal’ in 1971. This annual collection, which has become a long held tradition of our Society, continues to this present day. As in previous years, the AAIS Executive Committee will hold two (2) consecutive collections for the Royal Children’s Hospital during Friday Prayers at the Albanian Mosque. The collection will officially be announced on Friday 18th and Friday 25th March ...

  • Diseases of the Heart (Part 2)

    The next AAIS Sister's Information Session will be held on Wednesday 16 March 2016. Please refer to AAIS Flyer for more information about the corresponding event ...THiS IS A LADIES ONLY EVENT.

  • Movie Night – Journey to Mecca

    On Saturday 19 March 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) will be screening a wonderful movie titled 'Journey to Mecca' for members and their families at the AAIS Youth Centre. The event begins with dinner ($10) served between 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The movie 'Journey to Mecca' will screen at 8:00pm. All proceeds for this event will go towards the AAIS Youth Centre. Please feel free to contact the AAIS office via email for any further enquires: admin@aais.org.au

  • Merjemja – Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit

    Sesion Informative për Motrat - Merijemja - Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit. Shih broshure për më shumë informacion ...

  • Teenage Sports Night

    On Saturday 27 February 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its first ever ‘Teenage Sports Night' at the Youth Centre! The evening kicked off at 6pm with the chefs in the kitchen cooking up some delicious burgers accompanied by milkshakes. The thirty participants were now fuelled and ready to go! A Volleyball Tournament was up first for the younger participants, with extra points being awarded to originality in the team name and synchronised team handshakes. A ...

  • Sisters Islamic Session in Albanian Language

    On Wednesday 10 February 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held the first monthly Islamic Session for Women in the Albanian language. Over fifty-five (55) women attended the first session, which was held at the AAIS Youth Centre, and the general feedback from financial members on the evening was very positive. Sr. Ibadete Imeri-Balla presented the topic about Khadijah (r.a) - one of the women promised Paradise. Sr. Ibadete spoke about the character of Khadijah, as ...

  • Kid’s Albanian Language & Islamic Classes

    The first term of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Kid's Albanian Language and Islamic Classes began on Saturday 6 February 2016. Alhamdulilah, both classes were well attended and it was also good to see a number of new kids participate in the educational programs. While children were in class, parents enjoyed coffee, tea and some social time in the Youth Centre's cafe. Children also enjoyed the recreational period by playing games in the AAIS Youth Centre's sports ...

  • Diseases of the Heart

    The next AAIS Sister's Information Session will be held on Wednesday 24 February 2016. Please refer to AAIS Flyer for more information about the corresponding event ...THiS IS A LADIES ONLY EVENT.

  • Preparation for Member Mailout

    On Tuesday 2 February 2016, the Committee and financial members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) completed its quarterly mailout. This mailout comprised of the following items: - AAIS Member Newsletter: (Edition 49) - AAIS Membership Renewal Letter - AAIS Education Programs & Calendar (Term 1) - AAIS Brainstorming Session Flyer - AAIS Executive Committee: Expressions of Interest Insha-Allah, this mailout will reach the homes of every AAIS Financial Member in the next few working days. The AAIS Committee would like ...

  • Kid’s Play Group 2016

    On Tuesday 2 February 2016, the Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) ran the first 'Kid's Playgroup' session for 2016. The Kid's Play Group provided mothers and children a great opportunity to catch up after the long summer holiday break. It was delightful to see that some of the babies have now started to crawl, while others have started to walk. What was even more exciting was seeing the children interact with ...

  • Sister’s Information Session: Prophet Musa (Part 3)

    The next scheduled AAIS Women’s Islamic Information Session is scheduled to be held on Wednesday 27th January 2016 at 7:00pm. This is a LADIES ONLY event.

  • Generation Youth – Brainstorming Session

    The AAIS is inviting all our youth to take part in a 'Brainstorming Session' that will help our Society launch new programs tailored for the youth. Please see the corresponding flyer for more information ...

  • Reflections of a Year Fulfilled at the AAIS

    As people start returning to work and children begin their year at school for 2016, the Executive Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) is preparing for another busy year at our much loved Society. The relatively quick pace of life and constant state of busyness we sometimes find ourselves in doesn’t always assist us with remembering some – if not most – of the experiences that we have been through in the ...

  • Run for the Kids

    Come join the Albanian Australian Islamic Society team to raise funds for charity at this year’s Run for the Kids event ... Contact the AAIS: admin@aais.org.au

  • Tea, Coffee & Qifteli

    On Saturday 9 January 2016, the AAIS Committee organised a 'Tea, Coffee and Qifteli' night for AAIS members at its Youth Centre. Idriz Halili was accompanied by Bahri Bojku, Kujtim Zhubi and Ardian Latifi, as they sang a host of traditional Albanian songs. It was an enjoyable night with many members joining in and singing Albanian songs together until midnight. On behalf of the AAIS Committee, I sincerely thank everyone that attended the event. A special thank you ...

  • Treating Infections: Bacteria vs Viruses

    On Friday 6 November 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special Information Session for its financial members at the Youth Centre that was titled 'Treating Infections: Bacteria vs Viruses'. After a brief welcome and introduction by AAIS President, Vahid Goga, the guest speaker for the night, Dr. Mohammed Awad, began his presentation by talking about the differences between bacteria and viruses and how they can be transmitted to the human body. Dr. Awad ...

  • Kids Karate Class Awards 2015

    On Thursday 17 December, the AAIS Committee presented 'Participation Certificates' to every child that attended the AAIS 'Kids Karate Classes' for 2015. The children were very pleased to receive the certificates, but even more importantly really enjoyed being a part of the sports program that was introduced to AAIS members in October 2014. On behalf of the AAIS Executive Committee, I sincerely thank AAIS member and Karate Instructor, Rustem Balla, for volunteering his time every Thursday night ...

  • Collection: Syrian & Palestinian Refugees

    On Friday 18 December 2015, the Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held a Friday collection for the Human Appeal International (HAI) Winter Appeal for Syrian and Palestinian refugees. Alhamdulillah, the AAIS raised $1,700 towards the appeal. For more information about the corresponding appeal, please visit HAI's website or contact their office. JAY DURAKU Secretary GRUMBULLIM PARASH PËR REFUGJATËT SIRIANË DHE PALESTINEZË Të premten me 18 Dhjetor 2015, Këshilli Ekzekutiv i Shoqatës Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) organizoj një ...

  • Culture v’s Islam

    The topic for this week's Friday night AAIS Member Information Session is 'Culture v's Islam'. Please refer to the associated AAIS Flyer for more information about the corresponding event ...

  • Sister’s Info Session: Prophet Musa (Part 2)

    The next AAIS Sister's Information Session will be held on Wednesday 16 December 2015. Please refer to AAIS Flyer for more information about the corresponding event ...

  • Benevolence – End of Year Lunch

    On Wednesday 9 December 2015, I attended an end of year ‘Thank You’ lunch on behalf of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), which was organised by Benevolence Australia, for the support provided by their associates throughout 2015. Benevolence Australia is a non-for-profit community organisation that meets the needs of converts to Islam and promoting the true peaceful teachings of Islam in the broader Australian community. While the AAIS conducts a number of tours for ...

  • Albanian Festival

    On Sunday 6 December 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the annual Albanian Day Festival. Members of the AAIS Executive Committee arrived at Footscray Park in the morning to set-up the traditional AAIS Stall for the day. Alhamdulilah, it was a beautiful summer day in Melbourne to mark one of the most important events in Albanian’s history – Independence Day. As in previous years, the AAIS Stall provided visitors with information about ...

  • Conference: Albanian Identity

    On the 103rd Anniversary of Albania's Independence, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a conference titled 'Albanian Identity' for financial members and their families at its Youth Centre on Saturday 28 November 2015. In the first conference of its kind by the Society, the event, which was moderated by Imam Bekim Hasani, included special guests, such as the Kosova Ambassador, Dr. Sabri Kiqmari, as well as guest speakers, Prof. Erik Lloga and Prof. Allush ...

  • Responsible Investment & Superannuation

    On Friday 27 November 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special Information Session for its financial members at the AAIS Youth Centre on ‘Superannuation & Responsible Investments’. The guest speaker for the night, Mr. Sokol Sallka, introduced himself, as well as some of his colleagues from First Guardian Super, prior to presenting the company's responsible investment services that are 'Ethically Sound' and also fully 'Sharia Compliant'. In his presentation, Sokol discussed the ...

  • Visit by Bialik College

    On Monday 23 November 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) played host to sixty-one (61) year 8 students and five (5) staff member from Bialik College. This was the first time that the AAIS received a visit from Bialik College, which is a Jewish faith based school in Hawthorn East; it was also a novel experience for our guests too because it was also the very first time that they had entered an Islamic Society ...

  • Trivia Night

    On Saturday 7 November 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its second annual Trivia Night at the AAIS Youth Centre. The night began with a delicious dinner on offer at the AAIS Youth Centre café that was kindly prepared by AAIS volunteers. After dinner, eleven teams battled it out over eight rounds of trivia hosted by Daim Balla and Dr. Mohamed Awad. Topics included general knowledge, Entertainment, Sport, Geography and Albanian as well ...

  • Info Session: Managing Neck & Back Pain

    On Friday 6 November 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special Information Session for its members at the Youth Centre that was titled 'Managing Neck and Back Pain'. The topic for the Information Session must have created some interest in the AAIS community because the upstairs Education and Learning Area was full with financial members. After a brief welcome and introduction by AAIS President, Vahid Goga, the guest speaker for the night, Dr. Mohammed ...

  • Family Picnic

    On Sunday 1 November 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its annual AAIS Family Picnic. The venue for the event was the picturesque Exhibition Gardens in Carlton, which hosts a large children's playground; adequate open spaces for sports and other activities, as well as a number of large beautiful trees for shade. It was shortly after lunch when the sporting activities began. While some of the smaller children played a game of soccer, the ...

  • National Mosque Open Day

    On Saturday 31 October 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the 'National Mosque Open Day'. The AAIS Committee has organised 'Open Days' in the past for our Society and its Albanian Mosque, however this was the first time that the AAIS worked in conjunction with the Lebanese Muslim Association (LMA) to host the corresponding event. The doors to our Society were opened to the broader Australian community at 10am. A gradual flow ...

  • Kids Play Group

    On Tuesday 20 October 2019, the Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its very first ‘Play Group’ for children at the Youth Centre. The much needed initiative has been a huge success for both mums and babies. Every Tuesday morning, the Play Group come together from 10am-12pm to sing nursery rhymes, play under a colourful parachute, read books and enjoy a healthy snack of cut up fruit. It is a fantastic opportunity ...

  • Adjourned Annual General Meeting

    On Sunday 18 October 2015, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted its adjourned Annual General Meeting (AGM) in which 60 financial members took part at the AAIS’s Youth Centre. Following the recitation of a chapter from the Holy Quran by former AAIS Secretary, Hajji Mubareq Risilia, the meeting was officially declared open by AAIS President Vahid Goga. FINANCIAL REPORT The ‘Financial Report’ was presented by Treasurer Rami Kulafi and provided ...

  • Announcement: Adjourned AGM

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) would like to notify all Financial Members of the upcoming Adjourned Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Financial Year 2014-2015. Details are as follows: Date: Sunday 18 October 2015 Time: 1:30pm Venue: AAIS Youth Centre Note: This meeting is STRICTLY open to Financial Members only. The Committee Board kindly requests members make an effort to attend this important meeting. AAIS COMMITTEE BOARD LAJMËRIM: SHTYHET MBEDHJA E PËRGJITHSHME VJETORE Këshilli i Shoqatës ...

  • A (Very) Human Friendship Walk

    The Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) ‘Friendship Walk’ is some title. Yet, an opportunity for such a venture is something I couldn’t miss. Besides I like walking and am a curious person by nature. To seek, to read, to enquire, to further your knowledge, is a tenet that is promulgated by Islam. This friendship walk was a small journey that with its potentiality worked on so many levels. In the context of what we see all ...

  • Friendship Walk

    On Sunday 11 October 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) co-hosted the very first Jewish Christian Muslim Association (JCMA) ‘Friendship Walk’. Alhamdulilah, the City of Melbourne was blessed with a beautiful spring day for the ‘Friendship Walk’ and approximately one hundred and fifty people attended the event. The day began in the early afternoon with a prayer for peace between all people on earth by the local congregation, which was led by Father Hugh Kempster, at ...

  • ISRA Information Session

    On Friday 9 October 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its weekly Information Session at the Youth Centre. As is consistent with the weekly AAIS information sessions, there was a modest attendance by financial members and their families, who came to learn about the topic for the evening titled: 'The Importance of Seeking Knowledge’. During the presentation, Imam Bekim Hasani highlighted the importance of attaining both Islamic knowledge and secular knowledge, as well as ...

  • Ladies Night & Cooking Class

    On Tuesday 6th October 2015, the Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its monthly 'Ladies Night' at the Youth Centre'. Our next AAIS 'Master Chef' was introduced on this night to display their cooking skills for financial members. Many thanks to Master Chef, Nazlie Bekir, and her assistant, Enverie Balla, for taking the 'AAIS Cooking Class' on this night. They provided everyone with step by step instructions on how to make a 'Bombolini' ...

  • World Alliance of Religions

    On Saturday 3 October 2015, the Heavenly Culture, World Peace and Restoration of Light (HWPL), which is a non for profit international peace organisation, held a ‘Dialogue of Scriptures’ event with representatives from four different faiths in Melbourne. The aim of this organisation is to restore peace among all the nations and to leave a peaceful world as a legacy for future generations. The dialogue that took place in Doncaster, Melbourne, was titled ‘The Relation between ...

  • Sister’s Islamic Info Session – Prophet Ibrahim

    The next scheduled AAIS Women's Islamic Information Session is scheduled to be held on Wednesday 21st October 2013 at 7:00pm. This is a LADIES ONLY event.

  • Kids Bayram Carnivale

    On a beautiful Spring day in Melbourne, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Women’s Committee organised the second annual 'Kids Bajram Carnival' on Sunday 27th September 2015. To mark this special occasion, the AAIS Youth Centre was decorated in rainbow coloured streamers and numerous balloons to provide a fun carnival theme and festive atmosphere for the day. Almost three hundred (350) people from the AAIS participated in the event which included over one hundred and sixty (160) ...

  • Kurban Bayram Day

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) wishes every Muslim - HAPPY E'ID AL-ADHA. Peace, harmony, happiness and prosperity always be with you. VAHID GOGA President DITA E KURBAN BAJRAMIT Shoqate Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) i uron të gjithë Muslimanëve - GËZUAR KURBAN BAJRAMIN. Paqja, harmonia, lumturia e begatia qofshin gjithmonë me ju. VAHID GOGA Kryetar

  • Announcement: Kurban Bayram Day

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Committee Board would like to inform its respected members of the Holy Day of Kurban Bayram 2015 (Eid-Al Adha). The details are as follows: Kurban Bayram will be on Thursday 24 September 2015 Morning Prayer will be held @ 5:30am Bayram Prayer will be held @ 8:00am Kurban is $120 AAIS COMMITTEE BOARD KURBAN BAJRAMI Këshilli i Shoqatës Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) dëshiron ti informojë anëtarët e saj për ditën e Kurban Bajramit 2015. Kurban Bajrami do të ...

  • Adjourned Annual General Meeting

    On Sunday 6 September 2015, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), along with fifty-nine (59) financial members, converged at the AAIS Youth Centre for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Unfortunately, due to a deficient number of financial members attending on the day, a quorum could not be achieved to enable the meeting to progress. Pursuant to the Society’s Articles of Association, one eighth of the Society’s financial membership base needs to be in attendance on the day to achieve a quorum. Although the meeting was not able to be held on the day, the Committee Board had a useful informal discussion ...

  • Tea, Coffee and Qifteli

    On Saturday 5th September 2015, the AAIS Committee organised a 'Tea, Coffee and Qifteli' night for AAIS members at its Youth Centre. Adem Gjoshi, who played the Qiftelli, was accompanied by Kujtim Zhubi on tambourine, as he sang a host of traditional Albanian songs. It was an enjoyable night with many members joining in and singing Albanian songs together until midnight. On behalf of the AAIS Committee, I sincerely thank everyone that attended the event. A special ...

  • Exhibition: 99 Names of God

    On Friday 4 September 2015, the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) launched the new exhibition titled: 'Al Asma Al Husna - Most Beautiful Names of Allah'. The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was invited to the official launch as a sponsor of the exhibition. Curator of the Islamic Museum of Australia, Nur Shkembi (AAIS financial member), presented the exhibition, which showcased beautiful and interesting pieces of contemporary art, that were completed by local and international artists. The exhibition ...

  • Visit by Emmanuel College

    On Thursday 3rd September 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit from students and teachers of Emmanuel College Campus in Point Cook, Victoria. This was the first visit to our Society by Emmanuel College and it was the first time that our guests had ever entered into an Islamic Centre and Mosque. During the tour, which was held in the AAIS’s Albanian Mosque, students and teachers were provided with information both on the ...

  • AAIS Cooking Class

    On Tuesday 1st September 2015, the Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its monthly 'Ladies Night' at the Youth Centre'. A new AAIS 'Master Chef' was introduced on this night to display their cooking skills for financial members. Many thanks to 'Master Chef' Kirsty Najme Balla for taking the 'AAIS Cooking Class' on this night and for providing everyone with step by step instructions on how to make a 'Banoffee Roulade'. It was ...

  • Meeting with Mufti of Shkoder

    Over the last few years, I have endeavoured to establish ties between the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) and Albanian Islamic institutions from our ancestral lands that, like our own Society, share a common motivation to instil ideals and values which contribute to the growth and prosperity of our respective Societies and communities through the teachings (according to the Hanifi School of Thought) of Islam. In August of this year, while on a holiday visiting extended ...

  • Announcement: Annual General Meeting

    The AAIS Committee would like to notify all financial members of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Financial Year 2014 – 2015. Date: Sunday 6 September 2015 Time: 1.30pm Venue: AAIS Youth Centre The Committee kindly requests that members make an effort to attend this important meeting. Note: The AGM is strictly open only to AAIS Financial Members. AAIS COMMITTEE Mledhja e Pergjithshme Vjetore Këshilli i AAIS-it lajmëron të gjithë anëtarët financiar për mbajtjen e Mbledhjes së ...

  • AAIS Youth Centre – New Pergola

    On Saturday 15th August 2015, the foundations for the new pergola at the AAIS Youth Centre were laid. Thanks to the voluntary work provided by a number of AAIS financial members, namely Lutfi Kulafi, Neshat Kulafi and Isni Balla, the main structure for the new pergola is almost completed. A considerable number of new and contemporary screens, which were donated by AAIS financial member Basri Kraja, will be fitted to the new pergola in the next fortnight. The ...

  • Thank You – Imam Ruzhdi Gjenqich

    During the last three (3) weeks of August 2015, Imam Ruzhdi Gjenqich was kind enough to provide financial members of our Society with religious services. This is not the first time that Imam Ruzhdi has provided his assistance to our Society and once again the feedback received from financial members has been very positive. On behalf of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), I sincerely thank Imam Ruzhdi for his assistance during this time and trust that ...

  • Information Session: Care With Me

    On Friday 14th August 2015, the Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised an Information Session for its financial members by a non for profit organisation called 'Care With Me'. Care With Me is an organisation that works in collaboration with government bodies, non-government organisations, community service organisations and other agencies to provide CARE for all children, young people and families involved in Out-Of-Home-Care, such as foster care and community care. Mohamed Elmasri, who works ...

  • Information Session: Olympic Wrestler Ali Abdo

    On Friday 7 August 2015, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) invited special guest Ali Abdo, who is a three (3) time Olympic wrestler, to give AAIS members and our youth a perspective on something quite interesting and unique. Ali, who is a practicing Muslim of Lebanese background, talked about what it was like growing up as a young Muslim in Australia and also being involved in sports at the highest competitive ...

  • Cooking Class

    On Tuesday 4 August 2015, the Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) held its monthly 'Ladies Night' at the Youth Centre'. A new 'Cooking Class' was introduced for financial members on the night with the Society's very first AAIS 'Master Chef Class'. In front of an eager group of ladies, Altane Jeka provided step by step instructions on how to make her version of "Sheqer Pare". It was an enjoyable evening for all who ...

  • Bayram Dinner Function

    On Sunday 26 July 2015 the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) marked the conclusion of the Holy month of Ramadan with its nineteenth (19th) annual AAIS Bayram Function at 'The Luxor Function Centre'. Attended by two hundred (200) members and their families, the evening featured a three course meal, traditional Albanian music, as well as children’s performances. Once again, the highlight of the evening was the children’s performances that were performed by children of the AAIS Albanian ...

  • Open House Melbourne

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was delighted to once again take apart in ‘Open House Melbourne’, which for the AAIS marked its second consecutive year of being involved in this wonderful event. The initiative is an opportunity for people to explore some of the prominent buildings in Melbourne in order to learn and appreciate their rich history and beautiful architecture. Held over two days (25 & 26 July 2015), the AAIS and its Albanian Mosque ...

  • The Melbourne Run for Charity

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) participated in 'The Melbourne Run' on Sunday 26th July 2015 in both the 10km and 5km events. The AAIS team braved the cold Melbourne weather and managed to raise $1251.50 for 'The Kids Cancer Project'. Further donations towards 'The Kids Cancer Project' can still be made via the following link: The Kids Cancer Project Thank you to the AAIS members that participated in 'The Melbourne Run' and also to everyone who donated ...

  • Fiter Bayram Day – Dita e Fitër Bajramit

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) wishes every Muslim - HAPPY E'ID ul-FITER. Peace, harmony, happiness and prosperity always be with you. Shoqate Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) i uron të gjithë Musliman - GËZUAR FITËR BAJRAM. Paqja, harmonia, lumturia e begatia qofshin gjithmonë me ju. Vahid Goga President

  • Visit by ‘Our Lady of Mercy’ Catholic College

    On Thursday 16 July 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held two (2) tours of its premises for approximately one hundred and eighty (180) students, as well as ten (10) teacher from ‘Our Lady of Mercy College’ in Heidelberg. The school had come to the AAIS as part of a larger project that the students are working towards in understanding various other faiths. For the AAIS, this was an opportunity to showcase the true teachings ...

  • Iftar on Night of Power

    On Monday 13th July 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its 13th annual ‘Night of Power’ Iftar for financial members. Alhamdulilah, approximately one hundred and twenty (120) AAIS members and their families attended this year’s breaking of fast at the AAIS. A delicious spread of traditional Albanian dishes was prepared by AAIS members to break the day’s fast. After the main meal, everyone enjoyed some traditional coffee and sweets. Later, members assembled in the AAIS Multi-Purpose ...

  • ICV – Office for Women Iftar

    On the 12th July 2015, the Islamic Council of Victoria - Office for Women held an Iftar at Manara Restaurant. Selima Ymer and Indira Kulafi attended the Iftar as representatives of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society Women's Committee. It was an inspiring evening with approximately 80 representatives attending from various womens' Islamic organisations around Victoria. The speeches were also inspiring and it was a great opportunity to speak to various women from different backgrounds and leadership positions within ...

  • ELIF – Islamic Magazine of Montenegro

    During the month of Ramadan (2015), the following interview by Vahid Goga about the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was published in the monthly edition of 'ELIF'. Elif is an Islamic Magazine that is circulated throughout the Islamic community in Montenegro. AAIS COMMITTEE BOARD Magazina Islame e Malit të Zi – ELIF Gjatë muajit të Ramazanit (2015), intervistën e mëposhtme me Vahid Goga për shoqatën Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS), u botua në edicionin ...

  • Al-Wasat – Islamic Newspaper of Australia

    During the month of Ramadan (2015), the following article on Ramadan by Imam Bekim Hasani was published in the 'Al-Wasat' Newspaper. Al-Wasat is an Islamic Newspaper that is circulated throughout the Islamic community in Australia. AAIS Committee Board Gazeta Islamike e Australisë - Al-Wasat Gjatë muajit të Ramazanit (2015), artikulli i mëposhtëm rreth Ramazanit nga Imam Bekim Hasani u botua në gazetën "Al-Wasat". Al-Wasat është një gazetë islamike që qarkullon në të gjithë ...

  • Australian Catholic University Iftar

    On Tuesday 7 July 2015 the AAIS were invited to the Australian Catholic University (ACU) Iftar at their Melbourne Campus (St Patrick's). Imam Dr. Bekim Hasani and I represented the AAIS and were honoured to share Iftar with people from different faiths and backgrounds. After speeches by government officials, Imam Dr. Bekim Hasani as well as representatives of other faiths officially opened the newly constructed Multi-Faith and Spiritual Cleansing Room. On behalf of the AAIS, ...

  • Kids Art Workshop

    The first Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) 'Kids Art Workshop', which was held for financial member at the Youth Centre on Saturday 7 July 2015, was a great success! Despite the cold weather there was a great turn out with 27 children participating. Thank you to our special Art Teacher, Behije Cura, who organised the AAIS Kids Art Workshop. We look forward to running future workshops during the school holidays. AAIS Women's Committee PUNËTORI ARTI PËR FËMIJË Shoqata Islamike Shqiptare Australiane ...

  • Victorian State Parliament Iftar

    On Monday 22 June 2015, my wife, Indira Kulafi, and I represented the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) at the Victorian State Parliament Iftar held at the Sofitel Hotel Melbourne. The Iftar was hosted by both the Labour and Liberal Parties as well as the Australian Intercultural Society. It was a fantastic evening where Muslims were able to share Iftar with members of parliament as well as other Government Departments and people from different faiths ...

  • AAIS Member’s Iftar @ Youth Centre

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Youth Centre, which is only open on Saturday night for Iftar (Breaking of Fast) during the month of Ramadan, was full with AAIS members tonight. After Iftar, members made their way to the AAIS to pray Tarawih prayer. Alhamdulilah, the Albanian Mosque and AAIS Multi-Function Room were both full with worshipers. At the conclusion of the Tarawih prayer, Br. Vergim Fejzullai, performed an Albanian Islamic Nasheed. A number of AAIS members ...

  • 1st Night of Tarawih Prayers

    Alhamdulilah, a large number of worshipers attended the first night of Tarawih prayer. The AAIS Multi-Function Room was also open to allow enough room for worshipers to pray. AAIS members from Albania, Kosova, Macedonia and Montenegro were also present in large numbers to listen to Imam Bekim's talk and perform the Tarawih prayer together. Insha-Allah the Albanian Mosque and AAIS Multi-Function Room are filled with worshipers attending Tarawih prayer during the holy month of Ramadan. Vahid Goga President Nata e ...

  • AAIS Ramadan Program

    During Ramadan the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) will be holding Tarawih prayers at 8:00pm. Imam Bekim Hasani will be performing a short talk in Albanian & English each night at 7:30pm. The AAIS Committee encourages everyone to attend the Tarawih program. AAIS - Programi për Teravi Gjatë Ramazanit Shoqata Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) do të mbajë faljen e Teravive në ora 08:00 në mbrëmje. Imam Bekim Hasani do të mbajë një ligjëratë të shkurtër në ...

  • Care With Me – Pre Ramadan Event

    On Saturday 13 June 2015 the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted the 'Care with Me - Pre Ramadan Event' at the AAIS. Care With Me is a not-for-profit which aims to create a positive future for children who enter the child protection system through the provision of cultural, linguistic and religious engagement and services. The pre-Ramadan event is held to educate carers of Muslim children about the month of Ramadan. The night began with ...

  • Preparation for Ramadan Mailout

    During the month of May, the Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was busy organising a number of items in preparation for its annual ‘Ramadan Mailout’ for its financial members ...

  • Info Session: The Blessings of Ramadan

    On Friday 29 May 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its annually special event to welcome the holy month of Ramadan ...

  • Ramadan: The Blessed Month

    The Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) has scheduled the next 'Sisters' Monthly Islamic Information Session on Wednesday 10 June 2015 ... ***Women's Only Event***

  • Biggest Morning Tea – Cancer Council Fundraiser

    On Saturday 16 May 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Women’s Committee hosted Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea for the Cancer Council ...

  • The Night Journey – Isra & Miraj

    On Friday 15 May 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its annually special event to commemorate the Prophet’s Night Journey ...

  • AFIC: Halal Seminar

    On Sunday 10th May 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was invited to attend a ‘Halal Seminar’, which was presented by Muslims Australia, and hosted by the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils (AFIC) ...

  • Family Conflict

    On Wednesday 6 May 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Women's Committee hosted its monthly ‘Sisters Islamic Session’ at the AAIS’s Multi-Purpose Room ...

  • Collection for Victims of Nepal Earthquake

    On Friday 1st May 2015, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a collection at the Albanian Mosque for the victims of the Nepal earthquake ...

  • Meeting with Islamic Council of Victoria

    On Sunday 26th April 2015, members of the AAIS Committee Board attended an important 'Bi-Annual Member Society Meeting' at the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV). The recent raids in Melbourne dominated most of the discussion, particularly the negative impact that the raids have had on the broader Muslim community in Victoria ...

  • Kids’s Popcorn & Movie Night

    On the Saturday 25th April 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its very first ‘Kids Popcorn & Movie Night’ at the AAIS Youth Centre ...

  • AAIS Information Session – Diabetes

    On Friday 17th April 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held an Information Session with special guest Dr. Mohammed Awad, who performed an excellent presentation on Diabetes, at the Youth Centre ...

  • Bringing Three Generation Together

    Another very pleasing aspect, which I and many others notice on a weekly basis at the AAIS Youth Centre, is the fact that it brings three generations (children, parents and grandparents) of the AAIS community together ...

  • ABC Radio: Interview on BESA Exhibition

    On Tuesday 14th April 2015, the 'BESA: A Code of Honour' exhibition was the topic of discussion on the ABC's 'Drawing Room' radio program. Former AAIS President, Dashmir Balla, and Curator of the Jewish Holocaust Centre, Jayne Josem, were both interviewd on the program ...

  • Kids Pizza & Movie Night Sleepover

    After the success of previous Kids Holiday Sleepover events, which have been held at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Multi-Purpose Room in the past, the AAIS Women's Committee hosted a "Kids Pizza and Movie Night Sleepover" at the AAIS Youth Centre ...

  • Collection for Royal Children’s Hospital

    Over two (2) consecutive Friday prayers, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted a collection for the Royal Children's Hospital (RCH). The collection has become a long held tradition of the AAIS, which made its first recorded donation to the RCH back in 1971 ...

  • Albanian Islamic Societies Collective Meeting

    The bi-annual meeting between the four Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria was organised and held at the Australian Albanian Prespa Association on Saturday 22nd March 2015 ...

  • AAIS Information Session – Cyber Bullying

    As part of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) ongoing Educational Program for its financial members and their families, the Committee organised a special ‘AAIS Information Session’ on ‘Cyber Bullying’ ...

  • Muslim Student Awards 2015

    On Sunday 22 March 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the 8th annual Human Appeal International (HAI) Year 12 Muslim Achievement Awards ceremony ...

  • Launch of ‘BESA: A Code of Honour’ Exhibition

    On Wednesday 11 March 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) along with the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) and Courage to Care formally launched the ‘BESA: A Code of Honour’ exhibition at the Jewish Holocaust Centre in Elsternwick ...

  • Visit by St. Jude’s Catholic Primary School

    On Friday 6 of March 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit from staff of St Jude’s Parish Catholic Primary School in Langwarrin ...

  • AAIS Youth Centre – 1 Year Anniversary

    To commemorate the one year anniversary of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Youth Centre, the AAIS was delighted to hold a celebratory event on Saturday 7 March 2015 for our financial members and their families ...

  • The Women Promised Paradise

    The next AAIS Women's Committee Monthly Sisters Islamic Session, which is titled 'The Women Promised Paradise', will be held on Wednesday 1st April 2015 ... ...

  • BESA: A Code of Honour – Exhibition

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), in partnership with the Jewish Holocaust Centre and Courage to Care, have come together to hold an exhibition featuring photographs by the American photographer Noram Gershman of Albanian Muslims who rescued Jews during the Holocaust ...

  • Yarra Interfaith Network

    The Yarra Interfaith Network held its first public event on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at the Richmond Town Hall. Sr. Selima Ymer of the AAIS Women's Committee attended this event ...

  • Family Life in Islam

    The next AAIS Women's Committee Monthly Sisters Islamic Session, which is titled 'Family Life in Islam', will be held on Wednesday 18th Febuary 2015 ...

  • Albanian Day Festival

    On Sunday 18th January 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the Albanian Day Festival at Footscray Park ...

  • Family Camp – Benloch

    On Sunday 28th December 2014, a number of families, who are financial members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), made the scenic trip out to Benloch, Victoria, as part of the annual AAIS Family Camp ...

  • Kids Educational Program – End of Year

    The students and teachers of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Albanian and Islamic classes enjoyed an end of year party on Sunday 14th December 2014 ...

  • Prophets of Islam – Yusuf (pbuh)

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 10th December 2014 ...

  • Islamic Information Sessions for Local Community

    Local Community Information Sessions The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) has a number of people from different cultural backgrounds attend its Albanian Mosque for prayers ...

  • Albanian History and Independence

    To mark Albanian Independence Day, on Friday 28th November 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special information session for members at its Youth Centre on 'Albanian History and Independence' ...

  • Information Session – Drug Awareness

    As part of its weekly member educational program, on Friday 14th November 2014, the AAIS held an information session on 'Drug Awareness' ...

  • Collective Kurban Bayram Picnic

    On Sunday 2 November 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society in collaboration with the three other Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria hosted a collective picnic marking Kurban Bayram ...

  • Prophets of Islam – Abraham (pbuh)

    The AAIS Women's Committee will be holding its next monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 29th October 2014 ...

  • Islamic Wills

    On Friday 17 October 2014, the Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special Islamic Information Session for its financial members on 'Islamic Wills' ...

  • Adjourned AGM: 2013 – 2014

    On Sunday 12 October 2014, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted its adjourned Annual General Meeting (AGM) ...

  • Kids Karate Class

    On Thursday 9 October 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its very first ‘Kids Karate Classes’. The AAIS ‘Kids Karate Classes’ is a new sports and recreation program introduced for the children of AAIS financial members ...

  • Islamic Museum of Australia

    On Friday 3rd of October 2014, the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA) held a plaque unveiling ceremony for all the significant donors that helped fund the establishment of the IMA ...

  • Kurban Bayram Day – Photos

    The Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) would like to wish its financial members and the broader Muslim community a HAPPY KURBAN BAYRAM | GËZUAR KURBAN BAJRAMIN ...

  • Distribution of Fiter, Kurban & Zakat

    To assist with fulfilling their religious obligations, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) annually collects Fiter and Kurban donations from AAIS members, as well as the broader Muslim community in Melbourne ...

  • Prophets of Islam – Jesus (pbuh)

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 24th September 2014 with eighty (80) ladies in attendance for this session that was delivered by Dr. Sara Hassan ...

  • Trivia Social Night

    On Sunday 21 September 2014 the AAIS hosted its very first Trivia Night at the AAIS Youth Centre. The night began with a fabulous dinner on offer at the AAIS Youth Centre café ...

  • Kids Indoor Soccer Tournament

    On Friday 19 September 2014, the finals of the AAIS Kids Indoor Soccer Tournament were played out in front of a large crowd of AAIS financial members at the Youth Centre...

  • Islamic Indoor Soccer Championship

    On Sunday 7th September 2014, the AAIS Youth Committee organised a team of brothers to represent the AAIS at the 2014 Annual Islamic Indoor Soccer Championship ...

  • AAIS Youth Night

    On Sunday 31st August 2014, the AAIS Youth Committee held another successful ‘Youth Night’ at the AAIS Youth Centre. ...

  • Knowing the Creator

    On Wednesday 27th August 2014, after a brief pause with the educational program for the holy month of Ramadan, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Women's Committee reconvened their Monthly Sisters Islamic Session ...

  • Bayram Dinner Function

    In marking the conclusion of the Holy month of Ramadan and the corresponding celebrations of Fiter Bayram, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was delighted to organise its annual Bayram function for AAIS members and their families ...

  • Kids Bayram Carnival

    On Saturday 2 August 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Women’s Committee organised the first annual AAIS Kids Bajram Carnival at the AAIS Youth Centre ...

  • Fiter Bayram Day

    On Monday 28th July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society and its Albanian Mosque were full of worshippers to mark Fiter Bayram ...

  • Open House Melbourne

    During the last weekend of July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) participated in Open House Melbourne ...

  • AAIS IFTAR – The Night of Power

    On Wednesday 23rd July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its 12th Iftar for AAIS members and their families …

  • ANZTLA Visits Melbourne’s 1st Mosque

    On Thursday 3rd July 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted sixty-five (65) librarians from the Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association (ANZTLA) ...

  • Care With Me: Pre-Ramadan Iftar

    On Sunday 22nd June 2014, a special Pre-Ramadan Iftar Dinner was held at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) by Care With Me (CWME) ...

  • Perfecting Prayer

    Following the success of the beginners level '3 Week Prayer Workshop', on Sunday 22nd June 2014, a subsequent information session on 'Perfecting Prayer' was delivered ...

  • Ramadan: The Blessed Month

    The next AAIS Sister's Monthly Islamic Information Session will be held on Wednesday 18th June 2014. For more information, please see the corresponding link ...

  • AAIS Youth Night

    On Sunday 8th June 2014, the AAIS held it's second Youth Night for AAIS members. Alhumdulillah the night was another huge success with over ninety (90) members attending ...

  • The Prophet’s Night Journey & Welcome Ramadan

    On Saturday 24th May 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special event to commemorate the 'The Prophet's Night Journey' followed by a presentation welcoming Ramadan'events together at the AAIS's Multi-Function Room ...

  • The World Unseen: Angels & Jinns

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 14th May 2014. There were seventy (70) ladies in attendance for this session presented by Dr. Sara Hassan ...

  • 3 Week Prayer Workshop

    Over the course of three weeks, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held a very successful prayer workshop ... The Prayer Workshop, which was presented by Imam Bekim Hasani, was attended by an average of fifty (50) AAIS financial members each week ...

  • Body, Mind and Soul

    On Saturday 10th May 2014, the AAIS Women’s Committee hosted a special Youth Centre fundraiser for AAIS members at the AAIS Youth Centre titled ‘Body, Mind & Soul’. This was a special day with over one hundred and ten (110) AAIS Members attending ...

  • Information Session in Sydney

    On Saturday 26th April 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) held its annual ‘Information Session’ for AAIS financial members and the broader Albanian Muslim community in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW) ...

  • Islamic Questions & Answers Session

    The Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) will be hosting its next Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 23rd April 2014 ...

  • Youth Night

    On Sunday 20th April 2014, The AAIS Youth Committee held its very first 'Youth Night' with youth from the ages of 16 to 30 attending the AAIS members only event ...

  • Rites of the Deceased

    On Saturday 19th April 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted an important seminar titled 'Rites of the Deceased'. The seminar, which was held at the AAIS's Multi-Function Room ...

  • Annual Donation for Royal Children’s Hospital

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) made its first donations to the Royal Children's Hospital back in 1971. This year, over two (2) consecutive Friday prayers, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted a collection for the Royal Children's Hospital ...

  • Muslim Student Awards 2014

    On Saturday 29th March 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) took part in the annual Human Appeal International Year 12 Muslim Achievement Awards ...

  • ‘BESA – The Promise’ in Australia

    On Saturday 23rd and Thursday 27th March 2014, 'Besa - The Promise' was screened at the Elsternwick Classic Cinemas. This film captures the stories of ordinary Albanians that risked their lives ...

  • The Afterlife – Part II

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its monthly AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 12th March 2014. There were 85 ladies in attendance for the topic of ‘The Afterlife - Part 2’ delivered by Dr. Sara Hassan. ...

  • The Afterlife

    The Women's Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its ninth Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 19th February 2014 ...

  • Hospital Chaplaincy Tour of AAIS

    On Tuesday 18th February 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), in conjunction with the Co-ordinator of the Islamic Council of Victoria’s (ICV) Hospital Chaplaincy Program, hosted a tour of the AAIS and its Albanian Mosque ...

  • Kosova Independence – Canberra

    On Monday 17th February 2014, during a beautiful summer day in the capital city of Australia-Canberra, Committee members of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) participated in the 6th anniversary of the independence of Kosova, organised by the ambassador, His Excellency, Dr. Sabri Kiqmari ...

  • Kosova Ambassador Visits AAIS Youth Centre

    On Sunday 16th February 2014, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was visited by the Ambassador of Kosova, His Excellency, Dr. Sabri Kiqmari ...

  • Albanian Language Classes

    Almost forty (40) years after the last Albanian Language Class was hosted at the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS), this important member service was re-opened on Sunday 9th February 2014 ...

  • Kids Islamic Classes

    The first AAIS Sunday Kids Islamic Classes at the Youth Centre were held on the 9th February 2014 ...

  • Islamic Information Sessions

    On Friday 7th February 2014, the first Islamic Session was held at the AAIS Youth Centre with approximately twenty-five (25) members attending the educational program ...