Photo of Imam Seyed Ali Ghazvini leading a prayer

Peace Is the Message as Valley Muslims Mark End of Ramadan

Valley Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers, food, and gifts to the underserved Wednesday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. "We thank God for the blessing to ourselves, our community, our nation, and the world," said Reza Nekum...
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Fresno State Art Exhibit Rings in Persian New Year

The Persian New Year, or Nowruz, celebrates the vernal equinox, which is Wednesday or Thursday, depending upon which part of the world you live in. It is celebrated as a secular holiday in Iran, the Caucasus...
Photo of Muslims hugging at the end of the Ramadan Fast in Fresno, CA.

Valley Muslims End Ramadan With Feast & Charitable Gifts

Valley Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers, food and gifts to charity Friday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. The Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of  29 or 30 days of dawn-to-dusk fasting. "Eid Mubarak" is a greeting and phra...

Fresno Muslims Celebrate End of Ramadan Fast

After a month of fasting for the holy month of Ramadan, Valley Muslims celebrated Eid. “This day is the conclusion of 29 days of fasting,” says Imam Seyed Ghazvini, who led services Sunday morning (June 25) ...