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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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Kid’s Educational Programs 2016

    AAIS Financial Members are encouraged to begin registering their children our Society's ‘Kid's Educational Programs’ for 2016. Please note that this years 'Kid's Islamic' and 'Albanian Language' classes will be held on Saturdays. For more information, please see the corresponding flyer ...

  • 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 ...

  • Kid’s Play Group 2016

    AAIS Financial Members are welcome to join our Society's ‘Play Group’. 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 ...

  • Khadija – Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit

    Session informative për Motrat - Khadija - Një nga Gratë e Xhennetit. Shih broshure për më shumë informacion ...

  • 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 ...

  • Love and Marriage

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its eighth AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 15th January 2014. Proving to be a popular topic, this was our biggest attendance yet, with approximately 85 ladies attending this special session ...

  • 2014 Family Camp – Photos

    The AAIS Family Camp, which was attended by forty (40) members of our community, was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone that attended the four day event ...

  • AAIS Youth Centre – Opening Day

      On Saturday 28th December 2013, the AAIS Committee Board held the opening of the AAIS’s new Youth Centre. Although Melbourne’s summer season produced some very hot conditions for the historic occasion, Alhamdulillah, over three hundred and fifty (350) AAIS members and their families attended the special event.

  • Life of the Prophet – Part 2

    The AAIS Women’s Committee hosted its sixth AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 18th December 2013. For more information, please see click on the brochure link ...

  • Visit by Volunteers from Jewish Museum

    On Monday 25th November 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted an Islamic Information Session, as well as a Mosque Tour for over forty (40) volunteers from the Jewish Museum ...

  • Albanian Independence Day – Victorian Parliament House

    On invitation by the Victorian Liberal Party, I attended a special event on Monday 25th November 2013, which was held at the Victoria State Parliament House, together with AAIS Board member, Urim Balla, and Imam of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s Albanian Mosque, Dr. Bekim Hasani, to mark Albania’s Independence Day ...

  • AAIS – 50 Years of Serving the Community

    On Saturday 9 November 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted another special event to commemorate the 50 Year Anniversary of the Society.

  • The Life of Prophet Muhammed (pbuh)

      The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its sixth AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 13th November 2013. A prelude to the session was a short talk on the recent Hajj trip undertaken by members of the AAIS Women's Committee' ...

  • Kurban Bayram Picnic

    On Sunday 3rd November 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) in collaboration with the three other Albanian Islamic Societies of Victoria hosted a collective picnic event to mark ‘Kurban Bayram’.

  • Dita e Kurban Bajramit

      As per the ‘Memorandum of Understanding’, every Albanian Islamic Society of Victoria marked and celebrated Kurban Bayram on Tuesday 15th October 2013. The AAIS would like to wish everyone a happy Kurban Bayram. Shoqata Islamike Shqiptare Australiane uron të gjithë besimtarët muslimanë – ‘Gëzuar Kurban Bajramin’

  • Visit by Kosova Minister for Diaspora

    On Tuesday 1st October 2013, the AAIS attended a meeting in Melbourne with the Kosova Minister for Diaspora, Mr. Ibrahim Makolli.

  • The Beauty of Hajj

     On Wednesday 2nd October 2013, the AAIS Women’s Committee held another successful 'Monthly Sisters Islamic Session’. The 'Beauty of Hajj' event comprised of a short movie and an inspirational talk by Dr. Sara Hassan.

  • AGM – Elections

     On Sunday 8th September 2013, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) conducted its adjourned Annual General Meeting. At the end of the AGM presentation, as per the AAIS Articles of Association, an Election Committee was formed and the new Committee Board was elected by AAIS financial members ...

  • ‘Happy’ Documentary & Seminar

    On Saturday 7th September 2013, the AAIS Women's Committee and ICV Office for Women organised a successful event that was attended by seventy (70) ladies.

  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Adjourned

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Committee Board would like to inform all financial members that a quorum was not achieved at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Financial Year 2012 - 2013 on Sunday 25th August 2013, therefore the meeting was adjourned. The AAIS Committee Board will notify all AAIS financial members of the rescheduled meeting date, which is Sunday 8th September 2013, via post within the next fortnight. ...

  • AAIS 50th Anniversary

    In celebration of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) 50 Year Anniversary and Fiter Bayram, the Committee was delighted to host a Dinner Function held at The Luxor Reception Centre on Sunday 18th August 2013. The dinner function was attended by 471 guests, which were made up of members, families and friends of the AAIS; all of whom commemorated this momentous occasion in a symbolic and joyous atmosphere.

  • Fiter Bayram Day

    On Thursday 8th August 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society and its Albanian Mosque were both full of worshippers for Fiter Bayram.

  • The Night of Power

    On Saturday 3rd August 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its 11th annual ‘Night of Power’ Iftar for financial members. Alhamdulilah, more than one hundred and twenty (120) AAIS members and their families attended this year’s AAIS ‘Night of Power Iftar.

  • Kid’s Movie Night

    On Saturday 6th July 2013, the AAIS Women's Committee held a 'Kid's Movie Night' at the AAIS. It was a fantastic evening with over 35 children in attendance.

  • Welcome Ramadan – Sister’s Info Session

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its fourth AAIS Monthly Sister's on Wednesday 3rd July 2013.

  • Isra & Miraj (The Night Journey)

    On Saturday 8th June 2013, the AAIS held an event for its members and their families to mark Isra and Mir’aj.

  • Prayer: Key to Jannah (Paradise)

    The AAIS Women's Committee hosted its third AAIS Monthly Sisters Islamic Session on Wednesday 5th June 2013. The topic for this session was 'Prayer: Key to Jannah (Paradise)' and it was delivered by Dr. Sara Hassan.

  • Hajj Seminar 2013

    On Saturday 1st June 2013, the AAIS hosted a ‘Hajj Seminar’, which was delivered by Abu Maneer Ismail Davids.

  • Pre-Ramadan Event in Sydney

    On Saturday 25th May 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a special ‘Pre-Ramadan’ event for its financial members and broader Albanian Muslim community that reside in New South Wales (NSW).

  • Completion of Building & Renovation Project

    On Sunday 19 May 2013, which presented a glorious autumn day for the occasion, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special event at the AAIS to celebrate the completion of the AAIS Renovation Project.

  • AAIS Youth Centre – BBQ Fundraiser

    On Sunday, 14 April 2013 the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted a special fundraising event at the future AAIS Youth Centre as part of its ongoing drive to collect funds towards finalising the purchase of the facility.

  • The Rollercoaster of Life – Turn to Allah

    On the Wednesday 24th April 2013, the AAIS Women's Committee held the second Monthly Sisters Islamic Session. The topic was ‘The Rollercoaster of Life - Turn to Allah’ and there were 70 women in attendance on the evening.

  • Purchase of AAIS Youth Centre – Call for Donations

    On Tuesday 26th March 2013, the AAIS Committee Board completed a mailout to Financial Members. The corresponding mailout formally announces the purchase of the new AAIS Youth Centre and also calls on AAIS financial members to provide financial support towards this new AAIS project.

  • Sister’s Islamic Information Session

    On Sunday 24th March 2013, The Albanian Australian Islamic Society Women’s Committee hosted a ‘Sisters Islamic Session’. The topic for this session was ‘The Five Pillars of Islam and Imaan (Faith)’ and the class was held by Sr. Sara Hassan ...

  • Run for Charity

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society is participating in the 'Run for the Kids' event on Sunday 24th March 2013. This will be our 5th year participating in a charity run event and each year we raise funds for a charity in need. If you would like to participate in this event, please send an email to the following address for more details: admin@aais.org.au

  • Workshop – Purity & Prayer in Islam

    On Sunday 17th March 2013, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a Prayer Workshop titled ‘Purity and Prayer in Islam’ that was presented in both Albanian and English by the Imam of the AAIS’s Albanian Mosque, Dr. Bekim Hasani.

  • Outcome of Meeting – AAIS Youth Centre

    The Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a meeting on Sunday 3rd March 2013, which was attended by ninety-nine (99) Financial Members, to inspect the brand new premises that was selected by the AAIS Committee Board for the purpose of opening a Youth Centre and to discuss the potential purchase of the propert.

  • Youth Centre – AAIS Financial Member Meeting

    The AAIS Committee Board would like to invite all Financial Members to an upcoming meeting to discuss the potential purchase of a Youth Centre. The details of the meeting have recently been posted to all AAIS Financial Members. For more information regarding the meeting, please contact the office of the AAIS.

  • AAIS Financial Member Mailout

    On Tuesday 19th February 2013, the AAIS Committee Board completed its quarterly mailout to Financial Members. The AAIS Committee Board would like to that members of the AAIS community who offered their assistance with the mailout.

  • Commemorating the Life of Prophet Muhammed (pbuh)

    On 26 January 2013, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) was delighted to play host to financial members and their families as we collectively marked a special date within the Islamic calendar ...

  • Excursion to Adventure Park

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Soceity's (AAIS) Women’s Committee organised an excursion for the children and families who attend the AAIS Sunday Islamic Classes.