Salam Ramadan Taiwan

Salam Ramadan Taiwan - EP1

23 Mins

By Suria Published: 14 May 2018 Audio: Malay

It is believed that Muslims first settled in Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, from mainland China Fujian province around 1683. More recent Muslim immigration centered in 1949 with the influx of Nationalists solders. Over the years, most of these immigrants soon assimilated into mainstream Han Taiwanese society, and Islam was slowly eroded. With the recent wave of immigration from other parts of South & South - East Asia, Taiwan has now become a multicultural melting pot that showcases a wide range of ethnicity even within its Muslim population. In this episode, let’s venture and discover the rich cultural heritage of Taiwan Muslims and how they observe the holiest month in the Islamic calendar.

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