| Azlan Othman |
IN ENLIVENING the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Ferqatun Najihah will be organising a Maulidur Rasul Celebration tomorrow, corresponding to 26th of Rabiulawal 1436 Hijrah at Jubilee Hall, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).
The event will be divided into two sessions. The morning session, from 9am to 12pm, will be a talk on The Life of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) that will be delivered by invited speaker, Ustaz Dr Haji Ismuhadi bin Haji Abdullah.
Meanwhile, in the afternoon, from 2pm to 4pm, there will be the Azan ‘Subuh’ Recitation Competition for universities in Brunei Darussalam that will be judged by Mudim Haji Metassim bin Haji Metussin, Mudim Haji Suhaili bin Haji Kalong, Imam Haji Masri bin Haji Mohammad and Imam Haji Junadi bin Haji Sabtu.
The participants will be judged based on their “fasahah” (articulation) and “tajweed” (the knowledge and application of the rules of recitation) “lagu & suara” and “tertib”.
The guest of honour for the afternoon session will be Deputy Acting Director of Politeknik Brunei, Awang Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar, who will be presenting the prizes.
The objective of the event is to encourage people to participate in religious activities as well as to discover new talents, hoping that the participant’s skills would be developed and in building up their confidence, to instil and raise awareness as well as religious understanding and mastering the recitation of Azan, and lastly to commemorate the Maulidur Rasul celebration.