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 and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call 313-471-6611.
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