Hundreds of Canadian Muslims throng to Celebration Square in Mississauga to attend Halal food festival which has gained popularity in recent years." /> Hundreds of Canadian Muslims throng to Celebration Square in Mississauga to attend Halal food festival which has gained popularity in recent years." >
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CANADA-HALAL FOOD FESTIVAL

Hundreds of Canadian Muslims on Saturday (May 20) thronged to Celebration Square in Mississauga to attend Halal food fest which has gained popularity in recent years.
br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, serif, sans-serif;">Mississauga Halal Food Fest brings together a variety of Halal food from a wide range of suppliers, who provide information, education, and awareness of the benefits of Halal products.
br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, serif, sans-serif;">There were inflatable rides for the children to enjoy, local and international performers, a mixture of both traditional and current musical entertainment that would cater to the older and younger generations alike.
br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, serif, sans-serif;">The festival comes a week ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims fast from dawn to dusk in Ramadan which culminates on Eid festival.
br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, serif, sans-serif;">"A lot of stalls here for Ramadan preparations. Pretty nice day today. Good outcome, a lot of people are out there,"said Mohammad Omar Charakla, a student, who came to attend festival.
br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, serif, sans-serif;">Mississauga is a large Canadian city neighbouring Toronto on Lake Ontario. On the lakefront, Port Credit has shops, a working lighthouse and a marina with a grounded freighter. Multi-use trails wind through the city's parks and woodlands.
br style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, serif, sans-serif;">In the centre, Mississauga Celebration Square hosts multicultural festivals and has a skating rink in winter. A popular shopping destination, the city has several huge malls.

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