Residents of Tidung Island, Pari Island, and Lancang Island Urban Village were enthusiastic commemorating Islamic New Year Eve, 1 Muharram 1437 Hijr.
" We held Istighosah last night, as well as gave donation to orphans"
They participated in some activities ranging from torch parade, dzikir together that were held on Tuesday night (10/13).
"We held Istighosah last night, as well as gave donation to orphans. It's for raising sociality and careness to fellows," said Lancang Island Urban Village Head, Murta'a, Wednesday (10/14).
According to him, the event was held simply in the urban village office's yard. But it went rousing as it was the first time held in the island.
"We hope such event could be annual event not only on national big day," he hoped.