..."/>

Muslims in Urumqi, China

Production stills from Diamond in the Dunes, a feature-length documentary about a Chinese-Muslim baseball team. The film is currently in production in Urumqi, China.

History

There are more Chinese Muslims in China than the population of the UK. An estimated 100 million live in China. There is a long history between Islam and China. In the year of 650 CE a delegation headed by Sa’ad bin Waqqas an uncle of the Prophet Muhammad spoke to the emperor at  time Yung Wei and the first mosque was built. The Canton mosque is a historic building which still remains today some 14 centuries later.

These photos are the stills taken by Jayson Carpenter on behalf of the Documentary Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the production and support of documentary films.

Production stills from Diamond in the Dunes,

A feature-length documentary about a Chinese-Muslim baseball team. The film is currently in production in Urumqi, China.
There are more Chinese Muslims in China than the population of the UK. An estimated 100 million live in China. There is a long history between Islam and China. In the year of 650 CE a delegation headed by Sa’ad bin Waqqas an uncle of the Prophet Muhammad spoke to the emperor at the time Yung Wei and the first mosque was built. The Canton mosque is a historic building which still remains today some 14 centuries later.

For details about the documentary Diamond in the Dunes go to the web site  www.documentaryfoundation.org

Some more articles from Nee Hao

Comments

comments

The editorial team brings you the freshest news.

Top