Immerse yourself in the space of the 4 largest festivals in Brunei

 Peacefully located on the Borneo peninsula, Brunei possesses splendid palaces, magnificent cathedrals and festivals imbued with local identity. The biggest festivals in Brunei bring in the culture and beliefs of Muslims.

Visiting the richest country in the world - Brunei, you can experience food , famous tourist destinations along with unique festivals one or two. The beauty of culture, religion, people here will leave an unforgettable impression on visitors when traveling in this kingdom.

Discover the 4 biggest festivals in Brunei 

 

1. Ramadhan month ceremony

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar. In a country with a large Muslim population like Brunei (75% of the population), Ramadhan Month is considered the largest and holiest celebration of this country. The timing of the Ramadhan month ceremony is decided by domestic astrologers, each year, the time of the ceremony will be different.

During the month of Ramadhan, healthy Muslims will have to fast from morning to night, particularly from sunrise to sunset (during daytime). This month, Muslims will have to get up to eat a pre-dawn meal called Suhoor, and after sunset, they will have dinner to end the day fast called iftar. After Iftar, they will gather again in the churches and pray.

 

Arau nguyen in the ramadhan ladder Le hoi the most in bruneiMuslims pray during the holy month of Ramadan
 
 
thang le ramadan le hoi the loneliest o bruneiMuslims pray in front of and in churches

 

During the Ramadhan month - the largest festival in Brunei, all devotees must strictly abide by the rules such as not eating, drinking, smoking, and not giving anything in their mouths. when sunset.

In addition to a special religious significance, Ramadhan month is also an opportunity for children and grandchildren to gather together, gather and have dinner together after a fast day. Dinner is usually prepared with fruit and cakes, limiting the use of meat, fresh foods during the Ramadhan date. 

 

Le thang ramadhan le ask the most in bruneiThe devotees have dinner after the righteous day

2. Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is the largest traditional festival of the year in Brunei. Hari Raya Aidilfitri Festival takes place right after Ramadan as an occasion to celebrate the merit of a month of fasting. This festival is like the Lunar New Year of the countries according to the lunar calendar and usually takes place within 4 days.

On the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri traditional festival , family members will reunite and visit grandparents, parents, talk, eat, and chat happily. The second day of the festival (also known as the opening day) until the fourth day, people can go to celebrate, visit each other. During these three days, people will invite guests, relatives and friends to their home to treat traditional dishes, share fun and chat.

Along with the joy of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri ceremony, the Istana Nurul Iman palace is also open for two days to welcome government members and the people (the first day is the reception of government members, the second day the King and the royal family receive people people). On this second day, the people of Brunei will wear the most beautiful costumes to visit the Istana Nurul palace, everyone is excited and happy to see the members of the royal family because according to them, receive gifts. and shake hands of the king, queen, they will be lucky all year. Each person comes to the palace to congratulate, the royal family will give a chocolat bar, especially the children will receive 5 BND lucky money.

 

Royal brunei yet has the most prominent people in bruneiRoyal members open the door to welcome people and visitors - photo: infofoto
 
 
The hari Raya Aidilfitri hari asked the most in bruneiPeople wearing the most beautiful costumes to visit the palace on the day Hari Raya Aidilfitri - Photo: infofoto

 

Visitors to Brunei on this occasion can also visit the palace and receive gifts as subjects of the kingdom. Besides, those who came to congratulate a buffet at the palace.

 

Amunite in Hari Raya Aidilfitri the most solemn in bruneiBuffet at the palace - Photo: Saifulizam zamhor
 
 
Hari Raya Aidilfitri screams the most in bruneiHari Raya Aidilfitri is one of the biggest festivals in Brunei - Photo: infofoto

 

3. His Majesty the Sultan's Birthday

His Majesty the Sultan's Birthday is also considered one of the biggest festivals in Brunei. This is considered a holiday to celebrate the reigning monarch. To travel Brunei in these days, visitors can soak up the bustling atmosphere and outstanding flags flooded people. Dances and dances will be performed alternately throughout the street.

 

His Majesty the Sultan's Birthday is in bruneiHis Majesty the Sultan's Birthday is the birthday celebration of the reigning Sultan of Brunei

 

4. National Day

National Day is the National Day of Brunei. This festival takes place on February 23 every year. This is the day when all members of the royal family, the prince, meet the people. Also on this day, cultural performances, entertainment events will be held excitingly.

 

Le quoc khanh is the most important command in bruneiNational Day of Brunei
 
 
national day is the only place in bruneiThe entertainment activities, costume show during the National Day

 

At the same time, the flag raising ceremony in the capital square, the thanksgiving ceremony at the Sultan Omar Hj Hj Saifuddien Mosque is also held solemnly. To make National Day more special, each of these five days will have a different theme. If you want to immerse yourself in the vibrant, jubilant, bustling atmosphere of traditional dances and music, you can visit Brunei on National Day.

 

The most important question is in bruneiThe whole country of Brunei celebrates the national day
 
 
National Day the best day in bruneiTraditional costumes displayed on National Day - Photo: milian

 

Each Brunei festival has its own cultural beauty and meaning. To experience the vibrant atmosphere of the biggest festivals in Brunei , book a tour to visit this kingdom today to discover the fun!

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