Javanese Muslim community in Paramaribo, Suriname started to celebrate 2011 Eid Ul-Adha ( AKA Eid al-Adha or “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid” ) is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma’il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a ram to sacrifice instead.
Minister of Home Affairs of Suriname Mr. Soewarto Moestadja on behalf of the President of Suriname made speeches.
Their worship started early in the morning on Onafhankelijk Plein (Independent Square) in Paramaribo, Suriname / South America at 6th of November 2011.
My photos also covers early hours and most of them taken with my Zeiss Makro-Planar T* f/2 100mm ZF.2, manual focus lens.
UPDATE : I posted also one more article that covers another great celebrations of Eid Ul-Adha 2011 in Suriname Eid al-Adha 2011 in Suriname Hindustani Muslims
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