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Wednesday, 26-Jan-2005 00:00 Email | Share | Bookmark
Memorial Service for the Asian Tsunami Victims UCC

aimi n yopit handling out leaflet outside ucc..
me, reciting the poem, which echos thru da brick walls
gha's turn to recite.. soft, gentle n hopeful (gaya sajak dia)
Then fairuz recite the Quran n it's intrepretations
3 religions affected by the tsunami.. unite to remember the dead
najihah, father david n me. david is a very friendly chap
Me n najihah - in front of Iona Church
me with shahril, fotographer hari tu.. tq
me n fairuz, president muslim cultural society
Me n gha preparing for our performance.
At 1.30pm, there was a mass, n a memorial service were held in remembering those who were lost in the recent tsunami disaster in asia. The memorial service was held at Iona chaplancy church. The ceremony unify 3 religions deeply effected by it, christianity, islam, n hinduism on one common ground, humanity. the ceremony starts with a hyme by the choir society (nice) then followed by "reflection" by representative of muslim cultural society, me n najihah. we recite a poem made by azan, about the effects of tsunami on human lives, it was an emotional n moving poem. there were sorrow music played by the traditions society, a preach by a hindu representative n lastly, fairuz with alquran.. then 3 of those people, read a pray together. there was a candle lit.. n a one minute silent.. it's my 1st time in church n my 1st time wearing sampin inside a church.. people were looking.. but it was a great experience!

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