Students experience traditional local culture

Syazwani Hj Rosli

The Taman Asuhan Kanak-Kanan Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (TASKA YSHHB) organised the Tradisi Budaya Brunei TASKA for its students at the TASKA YSHHB multipurpose hall yesterday. The event was held in conjunction with the theme of the second school term Budaya Brunei.

TASKA YSHHB teachers and assistant teachers prepared and showcased the unique culture of Brunei Malay including community heritage, customs, dances, songs, traditional games from ethnic groups.

The event aimed to disseminate information and knowledge on culture and arts to the community through edutainment, entertainment learning towards cultivating students as well as learning and sharing knowledge particularly in the field of arts and culture in maintaining the authenticity of Khazanah Warisan.

Among the activities carried out were a demonstration of traditional games such as congkak, main gatah, simban, permainan pelepah pinang and kikik as well as traditional children’s song, traditional dance, traditional musical instruments and traditional food.

TASKA YSHHB principal Cikgu Datin Hajah Zainab binti Haji Abdul Wahab also attended the event.

TASKA YSHHB students at the Tradisi Budaya Brunei TASKA event. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI