Radio Television Brunei (RTB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Imagine Sdn Bhd as the main sponsor for the 7th Pelangi Awards during an MoU signing at the RTB Headquarters in Bandar Seri Begawan yesterday.
Signing on behalf of RTB was its Director Haji Muhammad Suffian bin Haji Bungsu and Acting Head of the Radio Programme Division Koh Thian Chan.
Meanwhile, signing on behalf of Imagine Sdn Bhd were Head of Marketing Communications Vernon Yong Voon Hong and Acting Manager of Corporate Communications Siti Hajar binti Mahathir.
The event also saw the signing of the MoU with 14 other companies represented by its managers or representatives who later received certificates of appreciation.
The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah.
Acting Assistant Head of Radio Programme I Salmi binti Haji Ibrahim highlighted that the awards act as a platform to expose local talents in singing, music, composing and song writing to continue in their careers as creatives, as well as to become a benchmark in measuring the art work and popularity of local artists both domestically and internationally.
The 7th Pelangi Awards is brought to you by Imagine Sdn Bhd and co-sponsored by Al-Bukhari Textiles, Brunei Shell Marketing, Khan’s Carpet, Amillennium Holdings, Thomson Furniture, and Samima Sdn Bhd. The programme is also supported by Artz Production, Cityneon Displays and Construction Sdn Bhd, The Garden’s Veranda, Al Hayaah Brunei, Rimba Garden Central, Syarikat Rajamas Bersama, Wafa Hotel and Apartment and Dpicboxbn Photobooth.
A total of eight categories will be contested – Male Vocal Choice, Female Vocal Choice, Duo/Group Vocal Choice, New Artiste Choice, Song Choice, Inspirational Song Choice, Music Video Choice and Exclusive Award. Winner will receive BND2,000, a trophy and certificate
The event will be held at the Jerudong Park Amphitheatre on January 18, at 8pm, and will be broadcast live on RTB Aneka, RTB Sukmaindera and Pelangi FM.