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Inspirational
Indonesia to Build 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020
Indonesia to Build 1,000 Eco-Mosques by 2020

Jusuf Kalla, Indonesia’s Vice President, claims that the mosques will source only renewable energy, reduce and recycle waste, provide educational workshops on environmental issues to worshippers, and manage their …

Inspirational
Kamal Kaan
Ummahsonic Catches up with Actor and Writer, Kamal Kaan

Ummahsonic sat down with actor and writer Kamal Kaan to discuss his success, passions and important moments in his life.

Education
Young People, Vote Otherwise No-One Will Represent You
Young People, Vote Otherwise No-One Will Represent You

Okay, we admit it: local elections are not as sexy as the general ones. Or even, say, a Buzzfeed quiz on your favourite cats. But there are many reasons that …

Art
Guz Khan Has Landed a Role in a New Sky One Drama and This Makes Us Very Happy
Guz Khan Has Landed a Role in a New Sky …

Khan has managed to land a role in Sky One’s new show Curfew.

Food & Health
HGAT
Travelling with HGAT #5: Halal Girl About Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan food culture is known for fish curry, jackfruit curry, kothus, and hoppers. Oh, and a lot of coconut too. We didn’t cover everything, but we managed …

Food & Health
HGAT
Travelling with HGAT #4: Halal Girl About Marrakech

Planning your holiday to Marrakech whilst you should be studying? Well, find out what to do once you’ve got through the exam stress here with Halal Girl About Town.

Islamic History
The Sakirin Mosque Is Awesome, and Not Just Because It’s Designed by a Woman
The Sakirin Mosque Is Awesome, and Not Just Because It’…

The Sakirin Mosque, which opened to worshippers back in 2009, was designed by Zeynep Fadilioglu – the first ever woman to design a mosque.

Art
Letters from Arakan: The Intimate Stories of Rohingya Refugees
Letters from Arakan: The Intimate Stories of Rohingya Refugees

Have you heard of Adib Chowdhury? He is an Ummahsonic favourite, who recently opened an exhibition at the Brick Lane art gallery in East London – called ‘Letters from Arakan’.

Inspirational
Legend of the Week: The Croydon Man Who’s Tackling Extremism Head On
Legend of the Week: The Croydon Man Who’s Tackling …

Abdul Basit, a 32-year-old British-Indian activist, has recently been made a peace ambassador for his work fighting against Islamist extremism.

Food & Health
Thailand
Travelling with HGAT #3: Halal Girl About Thailand

We’re back with Halal Girl About Town and she’s making us jel again with her trip to Thailand. Read the next instalment of her blog series with us …

Fashion & Beauty
Boutique De Nana
Ummahsonic talks to Yousra Elsadig, CEO of Modest Fashion Brand: …

We want to inspire you to pursue your passions so we’re going to keep finding awesome people doing their thing and find out how they did it. First up, …

Food & Health
Halal Girl About Town
Traveling with HGAT #2: Halal Girl About China

Desperate for some epic halal Chinese food and willing to take a plane for it, planning a chip to China or just interested in going there? Halal Girl About Town …

Food & Health
Traveling with HGAT #1: Halal Girl About Paris
Traveling with HGAT #1: Halal Girl About Paris

Going to Paris & worried about only being able to eat fish & vegetables? Don't worry we got Halal Girl About Town to give us the down low on halal food.

Inspirational
#BeastfromtheEast
How the #BeastfromtheEast Brought out the Best in People

#BeastfromtheEast had mosques across the country opening their doors for those in need: from Clonskeagh Mosque in Dublin to an Islamic Centre in Oldham.

FaithUncategorised
#visitmymosque
In Pictures: #VisitMyMosque Day 2018

Over 200 mosques took part in the #VisitMyMosque day this year, a national campaign designed to encourage tolerance in society.

Art
CULTURUNNERS: Redefining Art Without Borders
CULTURUNNERS: Redefining Art Without Borders

CULTURUNNERS organises exhibitions and events which feature the work of artists from warring lands.

Art
Meena Sadiqi: The Artist Using Instagram to Reclaim Her Afghani Heritage
Meena Sadiqi: The Artist Using Instagram to Reclaim Her Afghani Heritage

Meena Sadiqi is a Sydney-based artist whose project, Meena Home, is reframing narratives surrounding Afghanistan in order to demystify stereotypes.

Faith
The Breadwinner - The Animation About an 11-year Old Afghan Girl That's Been Nominated for an Oscar
The Breadwinner - The Animation About an 11-year Old Afghan …

Are you going to stay up and watch the Oscars? We definitely won't, because it feels like cheating when you haven't seen any of the films up for nomination.