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Celebrating local arts and culture

The Ministry of Education (MoE) yesterday held a festival at The Mall, Gadong to celebrate students who shone in this year’s cultural competitions.

Among them were nationwide champions of the Brunei Asli Dance Competition for Secondary Schools Nationwide – Sufri Bolkiah Secondary School; the Menambang Syair Competition for Secondary Schools – Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Arabic School; the Gulingtangan competition for Secondary Schools – Masin Secondary School; the Brunei Children’s Choir Competition for Primary Schools – Seri Mulia Sarjana School; the Brunei Ethnic Dance Competition for Primary Schools – Sultan Hashim Primary School; the Pantang Larang Orang Tua-Tua Sketch Competition for Primary Schools – Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Arabic School; and the Bermukun Competition for Primary Schools – Datu Ratna Haji Muhammad Jaafar Kiarong Primary School.

Present to give recognition to these winners was Acting Permanent Secretary (Core Education) at the MoE Aliuddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman.

The ministry held the showcase to raise the profile of local arts and culture to the younger generation. – Rokiah Mahmud

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show Acting Permanent Secretary (Core Education) at the Ministry of Education Aliuddin bin Haji Abdul Rahman with the winning troupes. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI
PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI
ABOVE & BELOW: Photos showing students performing traditional dance. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI
PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI
Children during their cultural showcase. PHOTO: MUIZ MATDANI

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