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    The AAIS provides various Islamic services for the Albanian Community.

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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 Bayram Carnival

    On a lovely sunny winter's day in Melbourne, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society’s (AAIS) Women’s Committee organised the third annual 'Kids Bajram Carnival' on Saturday 9th July 2016. 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. Over three hundred (300) people from the AAIS participated in the event that included over one hundred and forty ...

  • Fiter Bayram Day | Dita e Fitër Bayramit

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

  • Announcement: Fiter Bayram (E’id-ul-Fiter)

    The Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) would like to inform its respected members of the Holy Day of Fiter Bayram 2016 (Eid-ul-Fiter). The details are as follows: Fiter Bayram will be on Tuesday 5 July 2016 Morning [Fajr] Prayer will be held @ 6:45am Bayram Prayer will be held @ 8:00am Fiter is $10. On behalf of the AAIS Executive Committee, I would like to wish everyone a safe and joyful Fiter Bayram [E'id-ul-Fiter]. JAY DURAKU Secretary FITËR BAJRAMI Këshilli ...

  • Breaking Fast on the Night of Power

    On Friday 1 July 2015, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) hosted its 14th annual ‘Night of Power’ Iftar for financial members. Alhamdulilah, over one hundred and twenty (120) AAIS members and their families participated in 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 ...

  • Weekly Iftar Brings Members Together During Ramadan

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Iftar continues to bring financial members and their families together during Ramadan. On Saturday 18 June 2016 more than one hundred and twenty (120) members and their families arrived at the Youth Centre to take part in the AAIS weekly Iftar. The Youth Centre's Cafe and Educational Area were both set-up to comfortably seat everyone. Once again, members brought food to share with other member families of the Society. At the call ...

  • Albania’s Debut in European Championship Cup

    On Saturday 11 June 2016, the Executive Committee organised a screening of the European Championship Cup Group A match between Albania and Switzerland at the Youth Centre. Shortly after the Teravi prayer, members started arriving at the Society's Youth Centre to watch the much anticipated debut game for Albania in the European Championships. There was plenty of delicious hot food prepared and served by the kafe volunteers on the night. The match was screened upstairs ...

  • AAIS Member Iftar @ Youth Centre

    The Albanian Australian Islamic Society's (AAIS) Youth Centre, which is only open on Saturday nights for Iftar (Breaking of Fast) during the month of Ramadan, was full with AAIS members tonight. The AAIS Executive Committee would like to thank everyone who made the effort to attend and also brought along a plate of food to share. RAMI KULAFI Treasurer IFTARI I ANËTARËVE TË AAIS-IT NË QENDRËN RINORE Qendra Rinore e Shoqatës Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS), e cila është e hapur ...

  • Visit by Fitzroy Community School

    On Tuesday 7 June 2016, the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) received a visit from teacher and grade one students from the Fitzroy Community School. Our guests were greeted by AAIS President, Vahid Goga, who proceeded with a tour of the AAIS’s Albanian Mosque. The students were very interested in the Mihrab and were provided with an opportunity to step inside and listen to the almost amplified sound of their voices bounce back towards the main ...

  • Month of Ramadan

    The Executive Committee of the Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) would like to inform its respected members that Ramadan will begin on Monday 6 June 2016. The first night of Teravi prayers begin on Sunday 5 June. It will follow the evening (Isha) prayer at 8pm every night during Ramadan. On behalf of everyone at the AAIS, I wish you and your family a blessed Ramadan. Vahid Goga President MUAJI I RAMAZANIT Këshilli Ekzekutiv i Shoqatës Islamike Shqiptare Australiane (AAIS) dëshiron ...

  • Collection for Melbourne’s Homeless

    On Friday 3 June 2016, Albanian Australian Islamic Society (AAIS) organised a collection for the purchase of 'Back Pack Beds' to go towards Melbourne's homeless people. The Back Pack Bed is an ultra lightweight, fire proof and weather proof tent, which is easy to pack and carry; that can shelter a homeless person. The announcement for the collection was made prior to the congregational prayer inside the AAIS's Albanian Mosque. There were many members of the congregation ...

  • Excursion to Islamic Museum of Australia

    On Saturday 28 May 2016, the children who attend the AAIS Albanian Language and Islamic Classes attended an excursion to the Islamic Museum of Australia (IMA). Thirty (30) children and their parents attended a well organised day at the IMA as part of the Weekend Schools Program that the Museum offers. The children were taken on a tour of the Museum and were able to see different exhibitions including Islamic Art and Architecture, Australian Muslim History and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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