Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Sekolah Rendah Tentera Laut Diraja Brunei held a Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony for their Muslim teachers at the assembly hall of the school on 16 September 2008 (15 Ramadan 1429), Tuesday.

The Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony is held to mark the end of the reading of 30 juz of Al-Quran (collectively) by all Muslim teachers, including the headmistress i.e Cikgu Hajah Rusunah binti Haji Paka. The ceremony is also held as the end of 3rd school term activity, which is coincided with the month of Ramadan.

All schools in Brunei Darussalam is on 3rd term holiday (which is including the special Ramadan and Aidilfitri holiday) from 17th September 2008 until 5th October 2008. The 4th school term will begin on 6th October 2008.

The reading of the Surah is led by Ustaz Asmali bin Haji Matali.

Some of the teachers and also the support staff.

The booklet for the Khatam Al-Quran Ceremony, which includes the final Surahs in the Al-Quran and the Khatam Al-Quran special prayer.

The SRTLDB's headmistress

The pupils of SRTLDB
Some photos of the bunga telur (egg flower)

In Brunei Darussalam, bunga telur or egg flower is synonym with the the Khatam Al-Quran ceremony. By looking at the following photos, there are a lot variations of bunga telur.

Version 1: Egg and sweet

Version 2: Egg only in the purple plastic pouch
Version 3: Coloured egg shell
Version 4: Egg in the plastic pouches
Version 5: Egg and sweet
Version 6: Just the egg
Version 7: Egg in the small towel

(Photos: Abdul Rashid Haji Tahir. Taken on 16 September 2008)