HPA2013  Documentary Award

王晴 / Wang Qing(中国 / China)

Time: December 2008-February 2013

Place: Turpan, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China

Nationality: Uygur

At the traditional Eid holidays and al-Adha, male Uygur Muslim believers who live in Turpan gather together to worship and mourn the dead. Women pay a visit to the graves of their relatives. When a believer dies, the imam will lead other believers to pray for the dead at the funeral in mosques. On Muslim pilgrimage day, men and women will go on a pilgrimage and pray at places where their ancestors preached their religion.




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