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Slovenian Muslims Pray for Mosque at Eid al-Adha Celebration

Ljubljana, 8 December - Slovenian Muslims held a prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall on Monday to mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha, or the "Festival of Sacrifice". Slovenian Mufti Nedzad Grabus told the ceremony that by raising funds for the construction of a mosque, the Islamic Community had shown how strongly it wants a place of worship.

Ljubljana
Slovenian Mufti Nedzad Grabus speaking to the press at the central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian Mufti Nedzad Grabus speaking at the central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian Mufti Nedzad Grabus (left) and Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic (centre) at the central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Slovenian Mufti Nedzad Grabus (left) and Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic (centre) at the central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, mark the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The central prayer at the Kodeljevo sports hall, marking the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
File photo
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA

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