Event Update: Programme Details for the Islamophobia Awards, June 26, 2004

Event Update: Programme Details for the Islamophobia Awards, June 26, 2004

Islamic Human Rights Commission

Event Update: Programme Details for the Islamophobia Awards, June 26, 2004

4th June 2004

IHRC’s fundraising night of comedy, sumptuous food and entertainment will take place on Saturday 26th June 2004 at the Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London, W9 (for directions see below). The programme starts at 5 p.m. and includes a sumptuous three course dinner catered by the internationally renowned Khans of Bayswater. On street parking is available.


Performing live will be on the evening will be: Mecca 2 Medina, the UK’s first and most successful Muslim Hip Hop and Ragga group (www.mecca2medina.com)
Nurul Mustafa the exciting and enchanting traditional Tavashih group (to listen to them at last year’s awards go to www.inminds.co.uk/ra/ihrc-awards2003-6.rm )
and Khaleel Muhammad the nasheed soul artist (www.khaleelmuhammad.com).


The spoof awards cover the year’s most Islamophobic British Politician; International Politician; Media Personality; Media and the ‘coveted’ Islamophobe of the Year.

If you’ve forgotten what it’s all about, check out the report on last year’s event and read what the winners and nominees said, and the press reports of the event from The Financial Times and Channel 4 News, on the Innovative Minds website:

Auction donors

IHRC would like to thank the many donors for the fundraising auction, including photographer Muhsin Kilby for donating two excellent prints, artist Ali Omer Ermes for donating two prints, Soundvision UK for donating a set of Dawud Wharnsby Ali tapes, Innovative Minds for donating sets of Islamic software, Crescent International for donating subscriptions, the Institute for Contemporary Islamic Thought for donating a set of books by the late Dr. Kalim Siddiqui, Khan’s of Bayswater for donating dinners at their establishment.

Other items for auction range from women’s and children’s jewellery to coffee makers and Islamic craftwork. The event brochure containing most of the lots is available to download from:
www.ihrc.org.uk/file/IHRC-Awards2004-LOW RESOLUT.pdf
or click on the link at the end of the page.

Please visit: www.inminds.co.uk/ihrc-auction-2004.html to view the extra items that are still being donated.

If you would like to bid on an item before the event please email awards@ihrc.org with the lot number, your bid, name, address and daytime telephone number.

Sponsors of this year’s awards

The second Islamophobia Awards are sponsored by:

Q-News, Britain’s leading Muslim monthly magazine (www.q-news.com)
Crescent International, the leading Muslim newsmagazine (www.muslimedia.com)
The Muslim Weekly, Britain’s first Muslim weekly newspaper (www.themuslimweekly.com)
and the renowned software house Innovative Minds (www.inminds.co.uk).

*Buying tickets

Tickets are selling fast, please buy your tickets beforehand by emailing awards@ihrc.org or calling 020 8904 4222 between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Date: Saturday 26th June 2004

Tickets: £45.00 with a discount for group bookings of 10 or more

Venue: Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9

Time: 5 pm to 9 pm


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