| Hjh Saemah Zulkefli |
FAMILIES thronged the Belait River Carnival 2014 that was held at the Cendera Kenangan Recreation Park to witness the boat and speedboat racing at Sungai Belait. The carnival was organised by the Belait District Office in collaboration with the National Boat Racing Association Brunei Darussalam.
Various side events were held to enliven the carnival which include cultural performances, 4WD and scooter exhibitions and booths selling variety of food and drinks, antiques and clothings.
Meanwhile, Radio Televisyen Brunei Belait District branch also organised a colouring contest for children which carried a ‘Ship and Boat’ theme.
The carnival was organised with aims to enliven the school holiday atmosphere in Belait, to prepare the boat racers for national level competitions such as the Regatta Brunei Darussalam and to attract tourists to visit the Belait District.