MUSIC and Art fans are in for a treat this Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the Mabohai Shopping Complex as it celebrates Brunei Music and Arts Day festival featuring three performing groups.
This event is to celebrate and appreciate Brunei’s culture through the different presentations by performing groups that have shown their love for the growth of culture and arts in Brunei.
First to be featured will be Putra Seni Theatre Company, formed in 2006. They will present traditional dances and a short theatrical feature from 2pm to 3pm.
The group is led by their president, Zefri Ariff, a lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. Its members are made up of volunteers, who have given their time and efforts rehearsing and practising for their theatrical presentations.
Skim Pencak Silat JBS Tutong, headed by Hassan bin Haji Tuah as their head coach, will perform at 3.30pm with a demonstration of traditional martial arts known as Pencak Silat. The group comprises of both children and teenagers.
The event will then end with Neo Classic Music School performing a mixture of Malay, Chinese and English songs. Their performers consist of students and teachers of the school.
The Management of Mabohai Shopping Complex said in a statement, “We are proud to support the growth of the local Music and Arts community by providing them a venue through which they can showcase their talents.
“We hope that the public will come and see the performances which are free of charge. We sincerely hope that these presentations will serve to inspire others to help preserve Brunei’s cultural heritage.”
For further information, interested parties who wish to use the Event Stage at the Mabohai Shopping Complex for events and activities can call 8111623 or 8653762 for any inquiries.