Rawi, Berzanji competition winners announced

Azlan Othman

A team from Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam Mosque in Kampong Jerudong clinched first place at the Rawi (Reciter) and Berzanji (a prayer, praise and narration of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) pronounced with a rhythm or tone) competition for male youth category while a team from the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Mosque in Kampong Rimba grabbed top spot in the female category.

The Mosque Affairs Department with cooperation from Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam Mosque in Kampong Jerudong recently held the Rawi and Berzanji competition for mosque youth to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

The competition was divided into two categories, participated by nine teams. Pengiran Anak Dr Haji Amiruddin Alam Shah bin Pengiran Anak Haji Ismail was the guest of honour.

Besides glorifying Maulidur Rasul and mosque institution, the competition was also organised to cement closer ties among participants while guiding them on the technique of Rawi and Berzanji.

The female category winners from Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha Mosque in Kampong Rimba. PHOTOS: AZLAN OTHMAN
The team from Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam Mosque in Kampong Jerudong clinched first place in the male category