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SALT LAKE CITY (KSL News Services) -- The Utah Muslim community is inviting the residents of Utah to a festival in downtown Salt Lake City this Sunday for fun and to better understand the Muslim faith.
Festival Organizer Ghulam Hasnain says the festival is not just for Muslims but is designed for everybody to attend. There will be food, movies and speakers discussing the Muslim life and conditions. He says they want, “To generate goodwill and understanding and for people all shapes and sizes and colors and backgrounds to have a good time. Muslims to meet each other, Muslims to meets Non-Muslims Non-Muslims to meet Muslims.”
Utah Muslims hope you think members of their faith are good neighbors. Hasnain says, “Clearly the focus right now and here is on the Muslims globally as I said and so this is an attempt to promote goodwill.”
He hopes everyone will attend and get a better understanding of Muslim life and not the extreme views that are often misunderstood.
The Muslim festival is free to the public and will be held this Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. at the Salt Lake Public Library Square.
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