| James Kon |
SIXTEEN paricipants including five females showcased their skills of fixing Dastar (traditional Malay headgear) and folding Sinjang (traditional Malay kilt) at the final of the national competition which took place at the Airport Mall, Berakas, yesterday.
The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Hazair bin Haji Abdullah, the guest of honour, presented the prizes to the winners of Dastar and Sinjang competitions. Also present was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dato Paduka Awg Haji Mohd Hamid bin Haji Mohd Jaafar.
The winner of both Wajib Dastar Category and Dastar Pilihan Category was Irman bin Hifni and the winner of Dastar Kreatif Category was Hj Md Nor Syahmi bin Hj Suhaimi.
Siti Aisah binti Salleh took home two awards as winner of Sinjang Wajib Category and Sinjang Kreatif Category. The winner of Sinjang Pilihan category was Hj Md Nor Syahmi bin Hj Suhaimi.
In the Youth Dastar Category, the winner was Hj Khairul Halimin. The second place went to Hj Md Nor Syahmi bin Hj Suhaimi and Hj Muhd Ubaidah bin Hj Awang Damit won third place.
The Youth Sinjang Category was won by Hj Md Nor Syahmi bin Hj Suhaimi. Md Marwan bin Hj Mat Noor came in second place and in third place was Hj Muhd Ubaidah bin Hj Awang Damit.
The winner of the Adult Dastar Category was Irman bin Hifni. The second place went to Noriffendy bin Hj Abu Hassan and in third place was Naajid bin Hj Mohammad.
Siti Aisah binti Salleh won first place in the Adult Sinjang Category. Irman bin Hifni was in second place and the third place went to Hj Mohd Najib bin Hj Bagul.