Islamic Classes & Education

The AAIS provides weekly Islamic classes for children. These classes are organised every Sunday morning and they are professionally managed by the AAIS Women’s Committee on a voluntary basis.

A new program is produced every semester and children at the end of the year children are rewarded with an AAIS certificate for completing their course.

The Islamic classes are a free service provided to the community by the AAIS.

Learning To Read Qur’an Classes

The Imam of the AAIS conducts Qur’anic reading classes three (3) times a week, namely Wednesday and Thursday nights, as well as Sunday morning.

These classes are generally attended members of our community, who have expressed an interest in learning to read the Holy Qur’an in Arabic.

This program also includes teaching members of the community on how to become a Muezzin and also lead prayers at the Albanian Mosque.

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Breaking of Fast (Iftar)

The Breaking of Fast (IFTAR), which is held on the ‘Night of Power’, is an annual event that is hosted by the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS).

This event is a very special night that many of our community members look forward to and attend in high numbers during the Holy month of Ramadan.

The AAIS Committee Board introduced the event in 2002 and it continues to hold the event to the present day.

Sisters Information Sessions

In 2010, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) Women’s Committee introduced the very first AAIS Sisters Prayer Workshop.

This event is tailored for women in our community that would like to understand the benefits of prayer in Islam and that would like to earn how to pray.

The introduction of the Prayer Workshop was well received with a number of women attending the workshop.

More recently, the AAIS Women’s Committee runs a special event for women in our community on a monthly basis.

Islamic Information Sessions

The Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) regularly conducts an Islamic Information Session for our members. These classes are offered to both men and women.

The weekly Islamic Information Sessions, which cover a different topic each week, are regularly attended by a number of participants from different age groups.

The AAIS Committee Board introduced this program in the late 1990’s and it is offered to all members of our community.

Pre-Ramadan Workshop

The AAIS ‘Pre-Ramadan Workshop’ was first introduced in 2012.

The workshop, which is conducted in Albanian and English, features the various elements of fasting including; the importance of fasting and also covers the appropriate actions to take during the month of Ramadan.

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Hajj Seminar

In 2010, the Committee Board of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) introduced a one day seminar titled ‘GETTING THE BEST OUT OF HAJJ’ for AAIS members.

This event, which is opened to both men and women in our community, is tailored for AAIS members that have made their intention to perform their pilgrimage (Hajj).

The Hajj Seminar is a free service provided to all members of our community.

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Friday Prayer

The AAIS has hosted the weekly Friday prayer in the Albanian Mosque.

The Friday sermon, which is offered in both the Albanian and English language, begins at 12:30, while the prayer is performed at approximately 1:00pm.

However, during daylight savings, the sermon begins at 1:30pm, while the prayer is performed at approximately 2:00pm.

Fiter Bayram Prayer

Many member of the Albanian Muslim community attend the Albanian Mosque for Fiter Bayram prayers.

The Albanian Mosque can cater for approximately 650 people for Bayram prayers.

Kurban Bayram Prayer

Many member of the Albanian Muslim community attend the Albanian Mosque for Kurban Bayram prayers.

The Albanian Mosque can cater for approximately 650 people for Bayram prayers.

Commemorating the Birth of the Prophet

In conjunction with the Imam of the Albanian Mosque in Dandenong, Hafiz Ismail Hyka, the AAIS Committee Board organised and hosted this event in 2010.

This event continues to be held every year and it is mainly used as an opportunity to bring members of our community together and learn about the Prophet’s life, as well as listen to the recitation of the Holy Qur’an, Islamic poems and nasheeds.

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Embracing Islam

The AAIS provides people, who would like to accept Islam as their religion of choice, with an opportunity to embrace Islam in Melbourne’s first Mosque – the Albanian Mosque.

The AAIS regularly receives requests by people in the broader Australian community that would like to embrace Islam. The AAIS Committee Board and Imam of the Albanian Mosque can offer this free service to anyone in the broader community that would like to become an Australian Muslim.

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