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    Pentarama hits the right notes

    Daniel Lim & Lyna Mohamad

    Following weeks of performances held in conjunction with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s 76th birthday celebration, the Pentarama concluded on a high note in the Belait District.

    Organised by the Information Department, Prime Minister’s Office through their Nationhood Unit of the Strategic Communication Division since 1988, the programme marked the fourth of its kind conducted this year on the festive stage of Tudong Saji, in Kuala Belait.

    Acting Belait District Officer Mohamad Yassin bin Haji Ahmed attended as the guest of honour, joined by Acting Director of Information Siti Bismi Nuruliman binti Haji Emzah.

    The programme featured vibrant song and dance performances by local talents: Jasmeen, Fatin Muzini, Kruun, Fadhil, Yaneiy, and Pengiran Shahminan.

    A short drama titled Malam Aneka Ragam was also held.

    ABOVE & BELOW: Acting Belait District Officer Mohamad Yassin bin Haji Ahmed; and Acting Temburong District Officer Pengiran Muhammad Ameer Mubarak bin Pengiran Haji Hashim at the event. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM & INFOFOTO

    ABOVE & BELOW: A drama and comedy performance during the Pentarama programme in Belait

    Performances during the Pentarama in Temburong

    The programme was further enlivened by a comedy show from BruHaha, with Najib and Loh spread ing positive messages on education, nationalism and religion in the community.

    On Friday, the Pentarama was held in Temburong attended by Acting Temburong District Officer Pengiran Muhammad Ameer Mubarak bin Pengiran Haji Hashim and Acting Director of Information Siti Bismi Nuruliman binti Haji Emzah.

    The programme kicked off with the singing of the Pentarama theme song followed by solo performance by local artists – Jazmeen, Pengiran Shahminan, Krunn Muhamad, Yaniey Junaini and Fatin Muzini.

    A sketch, titled Malam Aneka Ragam by Putra Seni group, was also organised to call on the public to adhere to the health guidelines.

    The programme also featured a poetry recitation, a mukun performance as well as a comedy act by Najib and Loh, titled Norma Baharu.

    A nationhood quiz was also held to allow the public the chance to win prizes.

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