eunos primary school

cultural exchange programme to brunei

11 to 14 march 2018

Our Journey to Brunei

A group of 12 students and 3 teachers will be embarking on a Cultural Exchange Programme to Brunei. We hope that from this trip, we can develop ourselves as global citizens that are well-anchored in values. We would also like to showcase Singapore's multi-cultural diversity.

Brief Introduction of Brunei Darussalam

Brunei is a Southeast Asian country consisting of two unconnected parts with a total area of 5,765 square kilometers (2,226 sq mi). The climate of Brunei is tropical equatorial. The average annual temperature is 26.1°C (79.0°F), with the April–May average of 24.7°C (76.5°F) and the October–December average of 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Brunei's topology is of a flat coastal plain rises to mountains in the east, the highest point being Bukit Pagan at 1,850m, with some hilly lowlands in the west. The population is around 437,000 - Malay (66%), Chinese (10%), Indigenous and others (24%). The official religion is Islam and other faiths are also practised. Most of the country is covered with tropical rain forests, teeming with exotic flora and fauna species. Brunei is officially an Islamic state, with hundreds of large beautiful mosques across the country. Sale of alcohol is banned. Bringing in meat, (other than seafood) which has not been certified "halal", (slaughtered according to Islamic law), is also banned.

(*photos and texts extracted from official websites)