Speed Date a Muslim
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Hanna Assafiri as Master of Ceremonies to break the ice. Enjoy a Turkish coffee and sweets.
Book Reading – Mother of all Believers
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Book reading by Hollywood producer, film maker and author Kamran Pasha, from his novel "Mother of all believers". We recommend you read this book before SalamFest for a richer discussion with Kamran. There will be an opportunity to get it signed.
Official Festival Launch
11:00 am – 12:30 pm (NOTE: Friday prayer is from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm) Welcome to Country by a Aunty Joy and a Recitation of the Qur’an to formally launch the Festival followed by Justine Hyde, Padmini Sebastian and Sherene Hassan in a panel conversation
This special session is presented by the Mevlevi Order of Australia.The Mevlevi Tradition traces its roots to Hazreti Mevlana one of the greatest mystics and poets the world has ever known. Historically it has been Rumi, more than any other Sufi, who has issued the invitation to people of all backgrounds to the mystical garden ... Read More »
Indian Muslim Arts influenced by Persian Muslims
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Bushra Hasan
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Oznur Ates
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Omran / Shakeel
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Mohamad Saubjaki
11:00am – 4:00pm Henna artists will decorate your hand with Henna art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm each day View Pakistani truck art and listen to talks by SalamMobile artist Sohail Yamin