Syazwani Hj Rosli
The Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Primary School celebrated Brunei’s 36th National Day at the school’s multipurpose hall yesterday.
Over a thousand students from Year 1 to Year 6 participated.
Joining in the celebration was granddaughter of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Raihaanah Hanaa-Ul Bolqiah binti Pengiran Anak Khairul Khalil.
Also present were granddaughters of His Royal Highness Prince Haji Jefri Bolkiah, Pengiran Anak Adriana Haziqah Jaida Bulqiah binti Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul ‘Ali Yil-Kabier and Pengiran Anak ’Alisha Husnara Jaida Bulqiah binti Pengiran Anak Haji Abdul ‘Ali Yil-Kabier.
Teachers and staff members of the school were also present.
The celebration began with the singing of national anthem followed by the reading of the National Day oath led by Year 6 student Zayyan Aaryan bin Noorhadzrin.
The event proceeded with the singing of Tekad Kemerdekaan by the teachers and students. The students also formed the number ‘36’ as the highlight of the celebration followed with the Takbir chants of Allahu Akhbar. It ended with the Alun Genderang performance by the students.
The celebration’s purpose was to expose students to National Day event and instil the spirit of patriotism.