The Brunei History Centre recently held a colouring competition and a virtual quiz as part of the Brunei December Festival and Day of Action celebrations.
Head of Library and Learning Muhammad Syahmi bin Halimshah, in his capacity as the chairman of school holiday activities organised by the History Centre, awarded prizes to winners in an event at the History Centre yesterday.
The colouring competition was split into two categories: Category A for children aged seven to 10, and Category B for those aged 11-15. A total of 41 entries were received, and six winners were selected from each category.
The Category ‘A’ winners were Nur Thaqebah ‘Alya binti Osmawadi, Nur Thaqefah ‘Aufa binti Osmawadi, Nurul Ardyana Hanisah binti Roshiman, Audrey Nathania Haerudin and Damia Maisara binti Noor Asima Fadillah.
Category B’s top six were Nur Lailatul Fitriah binti Samali, Nur Afridelia Sahira binti Jofri, Syazanatul Shashellah binti Sahron, Nur Amanina Dania Azyyati binti Mohd Noh and Mohd Alif Haykal bin Samali.
Meanwhile, 28 participants battled it out in the virtual quiz on December 22 and 28.
The first series, coordinated by the Publication and Marketing Depatment of the History Centre, saw Mohd Nazirul Mubin bin Haji Ramlee, Nur Hasanah binti Haji Marsidi, Suwardi bin Salman, Siti Nur Wardinah binti Salman, Brad Jaron De Roma Fernandez and Nurul Alwani Damia binti Mohamad Hasrolley emerging as winners.
The second series, organised by the Library and Learning Department, saw Nur Thaqebah ‘Alya, Nur Thaqefah ‘Aufa, Suwardi bin Abdullah Salman, Nurul Mu’izzah Billah binti Muhammad Zulhilmi Mu’izzuddin, Mohammad Zulkifli @ Shahminan bin Awang Herman and Nurul Syasha binti Abdullah picked as winners.
The activities aimed to raise awareness on Brunei’s rich history, aside from instilling a sense of love for the monarch, religion and country.