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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Masjids in South Korea

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The Seoul Central Masjid in Itaewon (A Symbol of Islam in Korea)
At 1p.m. on Friday, the sound of the Azan solemnly echoes the walls of the Seoul Central Masjid, announcing time of worship. Established in 1976, this was the first masjid to open in Korea. The surrounding area is always busy with worshippers. Some are Arabs with long beards, clad in traditional attire and white turbans. Others may be Indians in T-shirts and jeans, or Pakistanis, Africans, or Asians. The people who participate in Islamic worship are diverse in ethnic background. There is also an Islamic Center and a madrasah, which offers students lectures on the Quran, Arabic and English, and education about Islamic spirit practice. You may see many children and women in chador participating in educational activities. You will find small and big mussalats around the Seoul Central Masjid. There are also halal butcher shops and restaurants that prepare traditional Islamic cuisine, as well as groceries that sell ingredients for Muslim cooking.
Directions: Itaewon Station on Subway Line 6, Exit 3. When you come out of the exit, you will see a fire station. With the fire station on your left go uphill about 100 meters until you come to a fork in the road. Take a left and go up the hill about 200 meters and you will see the Seoul Central Masjid on your left. It is well-known and you can see the white dome from afar, so it is difficult to get lost.
02-793-6908, Mission Dept: 02-793-3156/02-798-9782

Paju Masjid
The Paju Masjid is located between Seoul and the North Korean city of Kaesong, near the Imjin River. Anadvanced technological complex is being developed within the city.
Directions: Wonneung-myeon Yeongtae-ri 421-9. Paju, Gyeonggi-do
031-946-2110

Bupyeong Masjid
Situated between Seoul and Incheon, the Bupyeong Masjid mainly serves as a place of worship for foreign Muslims working in the surrounding south-eastern Incheon region.
Directions: Bupyeong-gu Sipjeongdong 574-19. Incheon
032-512-2612

Anyang Masjid
Not far from Seoul, the Anyang Masjid is run independently by Bangladesh and Pakistani Muslim workers in Anyang.
Directions: Anyang 5dong 618-132. Anyang City, Gyeonggi-do
031-444-7757

Ansan Masjid
Located in the industrial district of Ansan, this masjid is operated independently by foreign Muslims of diverse ethnicity including Bangladesh, Pakistani, and Indonesian workers of the area.
Directions: Danwon-gu Wongokdong 741-5. Ansan, Gyeonggi-do
031-492-1948

Jeonju Masjid
Located in a city famed for its traditional Korean culture and folk arts, the architecture of the Jeonju Masjid further adds to the beauty of its architecture by incorporating traditional
Korean roof tiles to its Islamic dome.
Directions: Deokjin-gu Inhudong 2-ga 1562-10. Jeonju, North Jeolla-do
063-243-1483

Gwangju Masjid
The city of Gwangju is famous for its ceramics-making culture. The masjid in Gwangju is Korea’s third masjid.
Directions: Gwangju-eup Yeok-li 48-9. Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do
031-761-3424

Busan Masjid
The second masjid that was built in Korea is located in the beautiful port city of Busan.
Directions: Geumjeong-gu Namsandong 30-1. Busan
051-518-9991

Islamic Centers/Macheon-Geoyeo Center
Directions: 186-26, Geoyeo-dong, Songpo-gu, Seoul
002- 431-6850

Suwon Center
Directions: 320-15, Dangsu-dong, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon , Gyeonggi-do
031- 295-2956

Jeju Center
Directions: Rm. 1215, Jeonghan Officetel, 939, Nohyeong-dong, Jeju
064- 712-1215

Daegu Center
Directions: 202-6, Jukjeon-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu
053- 523-2171

Gwangju Center
Directions: 894-7, Wolgyeo-dong, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
062- 972-5136

Monday, December 1, 2008

1st Blog Ever!!

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For my sharing, let me introduce my-self first.
I'm Yih Liang and I prefer people call me LeX!! my hometown is Butterworth, Penang. Now currently at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I am just a simple guy that always keep my self busy, i always find something to do when i have free time.. sometime i enjoy keep my self busy as well.. sound weird rite?

Anyway let me share with you all about my experience in A1 GP (www.a1gp.com) VIP pass in Sepang International Circuit. Wait a minute how i get the Pass? well i get from a Father's day contest at Malaysia A1 GP fanzone and i have two tickets, 1 for my dad and 1 for me!! i can say that it is an unforgettable experience for us!!

22 Nov me and my dad went in to the circuit at pit garage entrance and we get the pass from 1 of the A1 GP staff. We walk with others Father's day winner as well. it is a quite a distance from entrance to the Malaysia team pit garage, we all sweating all the way!!

when we all arrive at the pit garage, we all great by Mr. Azrai Razuan Malaysia A1 team public relation person in-charge, then all of us quickly rush to pit to take some photo, here is the 1st photo that i take. The chief engineer was adjusting the car setup and balance. WOW!! They look professional !!
Later on we went to behind to take photo with Aaron Lim (2nd driver of Malaysia A1).
Due to A1 team Malaysia got rule that " any person that not involve in car technical issue in the team, is not allow to get closer to the car". So, me and my dad went to others team to take some others team photo. We went to India A1 team, and we ask for get closer to take photo with the car and the staff allow us to do so and their staffs are very friendly.
The next team we went was New Zealand. The team is in black colour. Later we went upstairs to have buffets lunch and enjoy the qualifying session. You all know what! Malaysia A1 Team got 4th place in qualifying and Malaysia will starting at grid number 4 in feature race at Home GP!! WOW!! and Malaysia 1st ever to leading the championship at home GP. I'm Proud to be Malaysian!! hehe
ok after the qualifying we went to pit garage again to take some photo again. ( my god! we like some kind of photographer).

ya, in the qualifying session, Ireland got 1st place, so, here is me and the 1st place car! hoho.
below is me and the machine of Great Britain team, Switzerland team, Portugal team.and i also take a video of Monaco team that practicing pit stop. The pit stop of A1 GP is a little bit different from F1. A1 GP pit stop not refueling and they not standby at the pit box but standby at the garage, when the car stop at pit box, then they run out from garage to change the tyres. It is quite interesting!!
video
well then around 6pm after having buffets dinner at up stairs, me and my dad went back.
Anyone feel free to leave some comment..
I will be glad to answer it!!

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