BruKent Society champions at Worldfest International Showcase
| Raihan Nabilah Hj Ahmad Ghazali |
The BruKent Society consisting of Bruneian students at the University of Kent, United Kingdom on February 24 showcased their patriotic spirit towards their beloved country with a victory dedicated to Brunei Darussalam’s 29th National Day.
The society’s cultural stage adaptation of the folklore of Nakhoda Manis at the University of Kent’s Annual World Fest International Showcase, incorporating elements of drama, dance and martial arts (silat), won two awards – ‘Most Polished and Professional Performance’ and the coveted ‘Best Overall Performance’.
The showcase is an annual competition at the University, with culturally diverse, artistic performances from societies such as Mauritian, Malaysian and Japanese societies.
This year’s achievement marks BruKent society’s fourth consecutive victory at the event, since their first participation in the event in 2010.
Present at the event were officers from Brunei Students Unit, High Commission of Brunei Darussalam and representatives of the Brunei Students’ Union.
The BruKent Society would like to extend their most sincere gratitude to the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Education and Brunei Students Unit for their continuous support in providing traditional attire and props for the performance.
The BruKent Society’s Committee members would also like to express their appreciation to all members of the society who devoted their time and effort into making this year’s performance yet another remarkable and unforgettable experience.
With this participation and future opportunities, the society hopes to promote the pride and joy that is Bruneian culture, heritage, customs and traditions.