Thursday, January 13, 2011

Majlis Berendoi, A Traditional Malay Baby Welcoming Ceremony: Marhaban Group

The  mother of the baby anxiously waiting for the ceremony to start.

Arrival of the marhaban group.

The indoor scene. Most of the guest were outdoor feasting on the food provided by the host.

Warming up...

Quranic recitatons...

A marhaban group is a collection of people that sing traditional islamic songs and also quranic recitals. They perform usually at ceremonies of weddings, welcomings and others.

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