That time of the year again..Hajj is going on and Eid is upon (Tuesday) us.
As always, Biz Asia brings you a guide to what the broadcasters will be airing for the auspicious occasion.
BBC Asian Network
BBC Asian Network continues its special programming for Hajj and Eid which began in late December. Special news items will continue throughout the week and feature across all programmes. Drive at 16:00 follows a group of Muslim boy scouts who are on Hajj.
Rituals of Hajj’,8th – 12th January
A very special ‘presentation on the five days of Hajj. These programs are presented by the Islamic scholar Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra each day and explain the symbolism and significance of the rituals conducted on each of the days of Hajj.
Eid Specials, 10th January
On the third day of Hajj the festival of Eid Ul Adha, is celebrated. Animals are sacrificed and the meat given to the poor in remembrance of the test Abraham faced when asked to sacrifice his son Ismail. There will be Eid coverage across our programs tomorrow culminating in an Eid Special from 07.30 to 22:00 presented by Kanwal Kazi and Anish Shaikh.
Competition to win 500 worth of Women’s Indian clothing,
The music has been revised to included Eid songs
On the website there is a feature on Eid Ul-Adha
Prime Kay Sang-Eid Special at 12:00
Eid Aur Mohabbat at 14:00
Eid Aur Eidian at 15:30
Eid Ke Rang Prime Ke Sang at 19:00
Movie premiere: Dilwaley at 21:30
Eid Breakfast with Nadia at 10:05
Other special shows throughout the day.
DM Launch in Pakistan concert at 10:00
Eid messages at 15:05
Eid Music Hungama at 19:00
Eid Special-Live at 17:00
Any programming updates will be listed here.
Last update: 10:29 on Tuesday 10th January