Saviours’ Day 2017
Saviours’ Day 2017
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam are convening the Saviours’ Day 2017 convention and celebration in the Motor City Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19. Saviours’ Day activities will be held at the Cobo Center. The event is open to the public. Minister Farrakhan will deliver a keynote address at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, February 19 at 2 p.m.
Thousands participate in this annual celebration that honors the birth of Master Fard Muhammad, founder of the Nation of Islam, and the Great Mahdi of the Muslims. Saviours’ Day includes sessions designed to uplift, inspire and facilitate positive change and justice for Black America and in the broader society.
Born Feb. 26, 1877 in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Master Fard Muhammad first visited Detroit in 1930. He established the first Muhammad Mosque in North America and commissioned the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, patriarch of the Nation, to raise a suffering people—Black people in America.
Saviours’ Day will include workshops on education, economic development, housing and other subjects, concerts, a military drill competition, a play, First Lady Mother Khadijah Farrakhan’s fun-filled and educational Children’s Village, a youth town hall meeting, an historical exhibit and much more.
For more information, please visit www.noi.org/savioursday.
Tickets can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre Box Office and the Little Caesars Arena XFINITY Box Office (both without service charge) and Ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call 800-745-3000. For additional information, call 313-471-6611.
Beginning September 11, 2017, the Joe Louis Arena Box Office will no longer be open for single-event sales. All single-event sales will be available at the Little Caesars Arena XFINITY Box Office off Woodward Avenue adjacent to the Chevrolet Entry Northeast.
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