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Ramadan Special - The Quick Ten with Raaya

The Edition features an interview with Raaya discussing her habits and traditions during the sacred month of Ramadan. Raaya plans to maintain a more regular schedule this Ramadan.

Anaan Bushry
02 April 2024, MVT 16:20
Raaya with her sons.
Anaan Bushry
02 April 2024, MVT 16:20

1. Describe yourself?

I have a passion for art, particularly painting and crafting with air dry clay to create beautiful trinkets and other items. However, my most important role is being a proud mother to two wonderful boys.

2. How is Iftar practiced in your home?

A- Homemade food *

B- Takeout

3. What about 'Haaru' [Suhoor]?

A- Eat before sleeping *

B- Wake up and eat before Fajr

4. Do you notice any physical changes due to the different Ramadan meals?

A- Weight gain *

B - Weight loss

C - No difference

5. 5pm to Maghrib. What are you usually up to?

A - Chilling

B - Out for a ride

C - Cooking, of course! *

D - Just waiting for Maghrib prayer call

6. How's your social life in Ramadan?

A - More socializing *

B - Less socializing

7. 'Ramadan' is derived from the Arabic word "Ramidha". What do you think it means?

A - Peace and quiet

B - Prayer *

C - Intense heat

D - Water

8. Which 'Fani' [Fresh juice] is the best?

A - Watermelon *

B - Guava

C - Mango

D - Orange

9. How many dates do you eat at Iftar?

A - 0

B - 1 to 3

C - 4 to 6 *

D - 7 ++

10. If you could invite anyone you liked in the world for iftar at your place, who would you choose?

My ex mother in law because she's the best.

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