Tag: Hoca Husayn Hashim El Bakayi

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Sunday viewing: Imam Muhittin Aydın a special guest on the London Mevlit programme

This week’s London Mevlit programme features a special guest appearance from Imam Muhittin Aydın. The muezzin at Stoke Newington’s Aziziye Mosque will be reciting Koranic prayers alongside programme host Husayn Hashim El Bakayi, the UK’s most prominent Turkish Cypriot hoca (pastor) on Sunday, 17 May. The London Mevlit programme will start straight after Kanal T’s iftar […]

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Funeral fund launched after London family loses two members to coronavirus

A week after a family in London lost their granddad, tragedy struck again when their father also passed away. Both men died of coronavirus. An urgent appeal has been launched to raise £2,000 to help a family cover the costs of the second funeral. Husayn Hoca, the leading pastor for the British Turkish Cypriot community […]

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Kanal T to screen London Mevlit every Sunday during the coronavirus crisis

The success of last Sunday’s Mevlit, which was watched by tens of thousands of people in Britain and abroad, has prompted Kanal T to create a new weekly prime time slot for the religious programme. The broadcaster, one of North Cyprus’ biggest television channels, will screen the Mevlit at 5.30pm UK time (7.30pm Cyprus & […]

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Husayn Hoca to hold online Mevlit for UK Turkish Cypriot coronavirus victims

Updated, 16.52, 4 April 2020 Husayn Hashim El Bakayi – the UK’s foremost pastor (‘hoca’) for Turkish Cypriots – will be streaming a Mevlit (traditional prayers) to commemorate the 33 Turkish Cypriots who have lost their lives to the coronavirus. The hour-long Mevlit will be broadcast live from Shacklewell Lane Mosque, East London, at 5.30pm […]

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Aysın Yılmaz funeral: Order of Service

Further details about the funeral of Aysın Yılmaz, which is taking place in North London on Thursday 16 January, have been released by her family.  A number of people will be offering short tributes to Turkish Cypriot community leader Aysın Yılmaz ahead of prayers at Palmers Green Mosque. The talks will start just after midday, […]