Surabaya, 23 July 2014 – Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya, in conjunction with the holy month of Ramadan, invited the students of MI Nurul Huda, Gresik for “Buka Puasa Bersama” with the hotel management team on Thursday, 17 July 2014.
Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya has partnered with MI Nurul Huda as part of its CSR programme and participated actively in the school’s development since 2010.
During the “Buka Puasa Bersama”, grades 4 to 6 students showed off their talents in dancing and reading the passage from the Al-Quran.
After the students’ performance, the teachers and the hotel’s management team broke the fast together before proceeding with an evening prayer.
“This Buka Puasa Bersama is our annual event with MI Nurul Huda to give out a new experience to the students coming to our hotel and break the fast here,” said Cahya Bhinartika, CSR manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya.
Some of the students were mesmerised when they stepped into the hotel.
“It’s very beautiful here; the food is also nice. I like it here,” said Sita, a 5th grader from Nurul Huda.
The event finished at 7 p.m., when all the kids received goodie bags to encourage them in their religious activities and took pictures together.
The girls received a set of mukena (praying robe), while the boys received sarungs right after the dinner.