The big celebration began in the metro Detroit With the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar.

The Ramadan Suhoor Festival has begun in Dearborn On Friday at 11 pm, Muslims and non-Muslims alike gathered for Suhoor, the meal eaten before sunrise every day of Ramadan..

Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud joined Erin To talk about the meaning of suhoor, why Ramadan is important for Muslims and why is the festival that has returned after a long break because of COVED19 something important.

Hammoud mentioned that Ramadan is a month to restore contact or contact to a greater degree spiritually with God, through prayer and fasting from dawn until sunset..

It is noteworthy that the festival will continue from 11 pm until 3 am every Friday and Saturday during the month of Ramadan.

The festival features more than 50 vendors and food trucks congregating near a parking lot Sears In Town Center Fairlane in Dearborn.

Hammoud said that there will be an evolution in many of the traditional meals to go in line with the things that people eat these days.

He pointed out that the festival enjoys a “warm atmosphere and a pleasant welcome to all attendees, whether they are Muslims or not.

“I think it is a great opportunity to build bridges with other communities and to learn from each other.

Thousands of people are expected to attend each night of the festival, depending on the weather.

More information about the Ramadan Sohour Festival, including a list of vendors, can be found on the event page at Instagram.