In a few days, Ramadhan Al-Mubarak will end and Muslims will celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri starting on the 1st of Shawal. Shopping centres and bazaars are thronged by customers buying their Hari Raya needs. One of the focal points is the "Festival Amal Aidilfitri" or Aidil Fitri Charity Festival now taking place at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium in Berakas.
A variety of items for Hari Raya are being sold by local and foreign vendors. The main attractions are Hari Raya clothes, cakes and biscuits. The festival is on until 2nd Jun.
Several booths also offer free clothes where visitors can choose Hari Raya dresses such as Baju Kurung, Baju Cara Melayu and headscarves. Befitting its name "Aidil Fitri Charity Festival" it is not only for buying Hari Raya items but also for the under-privileged to choose their Hari Raya needs for free.
Source: Radio Television Brunei