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Texas Mawlid Celebration-2012

Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM (CDT)

Texas Mawlid Celebration-2012

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Greetings of peace!

This Free Event has been organized by multiple social and religious organizations of the community with the help of the MAWLID USA team and the executive body of Texas Mawlid Celebration.  The theme for this year is 'EDUCATION, ISLAM AND PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH)'.

On Saturday, April 7th, 2012, at "Naomi Bruton Theater, Dallas Convention Center" Muslims who attend various masajid (Houses of Worship) are organizing a program to celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).  The event this year will be much grander than last year; therefore, it will take place in the "Naomi Bruton Theater, a part of Dallas Convention Center, Dallas Texas"

The Festivities will start at 3 p.m. with the children and family activities and with active participation from the youth. The celebration will include the honoring of teachers in our local communities who have inspired our youth through their professionalism and passion for learning.  It will be fun for all ages. Booths, shopping mall, face painting, henna, clowns, children friendly contests, food, drinks, and much more. Well renowned scholars and reciters from different sects of the greater muslim community are attending the event.  This year we are fortunate to have reciters from United Kingdom and the United States to participate in devotionals praising God and the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Special Guests

  • Eddie B. Johnson, Congresswoman, Dallas Texas
  • Lon Burnam, Texas State Representative, Fort Worth Texas

The program will start with:

Tala al-Badru Alyeena

This section should not to be missed. It includes children recitation, speeches, Naat's, Qaseeda's  and a group performance.


Dr. Bashir Ahmed

Dr. Ahmed is a community mental health advocate and a social activist. Over the past 15 years he has served as Chairman of the Board and Executive Director for the Muslim Community Center for Human Services located in Fort Worth. Dr. Ahmed has served as president of the Islamic Medical Association of North America and as a president of the Islamic Association of Tarrant County.

FirozAli Pyarali: 

Mrs. Ghazala Qadri, (LLM London): 

Specialist in Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic Law, and President Minhaj-Ul-Quran International, Women's League

Huja-Tul-Islam, Syed Irtaza Hussain Naqvi: A renowned scholar from Islamic Center of IQA

Naats and Qaseedas (Devotional Vocal Songs):

Fez Meghani and Aftab Ali: Composers, Lyricist, and Producers. Their devotional lyrics are in various languages and deliver messages about the core values of Islam: peace, generosity, and love. 

Mohammad Milad Mustafa Raza Qadri: A talented and popular sufi inspired youth nasheed artist from Scotland, UK. He has been reciting Naats since the age of four. He is closely affiliated with the Minhaj-Ul-Quran International and with the teaching of Shaykh-Ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-Ul-Qadri. He has conducted multiple programs in Asia, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East.

Famous Local Recitors:

Malik Akram Awan, Syed Abbas and Mohammad Habib


It is hoped by the organizers that this event is not only to celebrate the birth and life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) but will be a catalyst to unite the muslim of all backgrounds and specifically the whole of humankind to be of service to the greater local, national, and global communities. 

We are hopeful that unity amongst Muslims and cooperation and goodwill with other religions and communities will make for a richer and more harmonious society within the United States. And with the blessings of God Almighty and the Holy Prophet’s guidance we will bring peace to our society. It is religion and faith which enables people to work toward the betterment of humankind.

 The Texas Mawlid Celebration Team welcomes you to this auspicious event.

This event will be telecast live on

If you have any question please be free to call us at (972) 591-8410, (972) 275-6522

 In Peace and goodwill,

Texas Mawlid Celebration Team

North America

Have questions about Texas Mawlid Celebration-2012? Contact the organizer

When & Where

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL)
Naomi Bruton Theater (across from Dallas City Hall) Located at the corner of Canton and Akard Streets.
1309 Canton St
Dallas, 75202

Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM (CDT)

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  News and Updates
2012-03-15 13:02:56

Greetings of Peace!

Texas Mawlid Celebration will be held at The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc. located at the corner of Canton and Akard Streets in the Dallas Convention Center Complex: 650 South Griffin Street, TX 75202.

The event will be on Saturday, April 7th, 2012. It will be open to the public at 3.30 p.m. and will begin with children and family activities. This event should prove to be a fun and joyous event for all ages.  Well renowned international speakers and naat/nasheed (devotional) reciters will participate.

Prior registration is required as there is limited seating.  So . . . tell your friends and family to register at You may also email: or call us at 972.275.6522 or 972.592.8410

In peace and solidarity,

Texas Mawlid Celebration Team

2012-03-26 21:23:29

Program Schedule

A world class program that is sure to engage members of the entire family -- adults and children. Our theme for this year is Islam, Education, and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). 

The Texas Mawlid Celebration will be held at “The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.” in the Dallas Convention Center Theatre Complex, Corner of Canton and Akard Streets, Dallas TX 75202. 

3:30 PM        Social and community festivities, to include balloon twisting and face

                        painting for children and other fun activities in the lobby area.

4:30 PM         "Tala Al Badru Alayena” - children's program in the main auditorium.

5:30 PM          Program - Part 1:  Honored Guests, Speakers, Naats, and Recognition of


7:30 PM          Dinner and Evening Prayers

8:30 PM          Program - Part 2:  Naats and Nasheeds

11:00 PM        Program Ends


2012-03-26 21:27:36

Support Muslim Refugees Organization

In the giving spirit of our faith and continuance of the tradition of Texas Mawlid Celebration, this year we will be supporting Muslim Refugees Organization.  Please bring one of the following items to the event for donation.  The organization has requested the following items:  

  • Pre-boiled rice 50 lbs each
  • All purpose flour
  • Tea (preferably Lipton)
  • Sugar
  • Boxes of Tuna
  • Cooking oil
  • Salt
  • Canned tomato paste
  • Detergent
  • Dish washing liquid 
  • Laptop computers (even if they do not work)
please email us for details.

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