The Rumi Forum hosted its first annual Congressional Interfaith and Intercultural Ramadan Iftar Dinner in Capitol Hill on Thursday the 28th of September.
The event was held in the Rayburn Foyer in the Rayburn House Office Building. Guests of the event included members of congress, congressional staffers, prominent scholars, clergy and members of the media. Seyyid Hossein Nasr of The George Washington University of Washington, D.C. made the keynote speech and Linda Loch from Friends of Pope John Paul, II Foundation was the emcee for the event.
Guests also enjoyed a beautiful and mesmerizing performance by The Whirling Dervishes of Rumi. The Rumi Forum would like to thank the guests and participants of this event in helping to make it a most memorable evening.