Hundreds of visitors to the performance were left spellbound as the Muslim prayer call or ‘Azan’ echoed across the historic Newberry Opera House on Sunday, January 27, 2013. The program was part of the event called ‘Spiritually Expressed through the Performance Arts’ to celebrate the Interfaith Harmony Month in the state of South Carolina.
The historic town of Newberry, SC, witnessed an enthusiastic crowd eager to learn all about Islam and Muslims. Five Muslim representatives from various walks of life, participated in a panel discussion that revolved around Muslim faith, their practices and experiences.
SC Governor Nikki Haley Declares January 2013 as Interfaith Harmony Month
Chaudhry Sadiq, President, PICNA met with Nikki R. Haley, Governor of the State of South Carolina during a proclamation ceremony on Tuesday, January 3, 2013, as the Governor declared January, 2013 as South Carolina Interfaith Harmony Month. Affirming that our commitment to interfaith harmony, religious liberty and tolerance for diverse traditions and beliefs contributes to our continued strength and prosperity, the Governor encouraged all South Carolinians to work together to foster appreciation for the different faiths, beliefs and cultures found in the Palmetto State.
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