Fiesta Belia Belait brings youth together

Daniel Lim

Youthful talent and achievements were the main highlight of the recent Fiesta Belia Belait (FBB) at the Belait District’s Youth and Sports Department.

The two-day event was organised by the MINDA Youth Movement in collaboration with the Youth and Sports Department and Da’im Event Management Services, to showcase young talent across the district.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin launched the FBB. He was welcomed by FBB Chairman Mohd Farid bin Mohd Hetta. Also present were Legislative Council members Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin and Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput and Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin.

The opening night was marked with performances by the Seni Silat Warisan Pelangi Club of the MPM Mukim Liang Youth Bureau and local band, Empty Wallet.

The minister visited the stalls to meet the participating youth, especially those involved in creative skills and sporting activities.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin visits a booth by youth. PHOTO: DANIEL LIM