Sport School crowned Bermukun contest champion

|     Fizah HAB     |

SPORT School was crowned champion in the Bermukun 2019 Secondary School level finals held at the Pentas Perayaan opposite the Royal Regalia Museum, Bandar Seri Begawan on Tuesday night.

The event was part of the nightly celebrations, held since July 15, in conjunction with the 73rd birthday of 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.

With a score of 88 per cent, the champions received a certificate of participation and cash prize presented by the guest of honour, Acting Director of Schools at the Ministry of Education Zainal Abidin bin Haji Kepli.

Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Masna Secondary School with a score of 80.5 per cent and Menglait Secondary School with a score of 67 per cent respectively were placed second and third.

Participated by six schools, the competition aimed to raise awareness and encourage talents in the art of Bermukun and on Malay literacy as well as to encourage students in public speaking and teamwork.

ABOVE & BELOW: Guest of honour Acting Director of Schools at the Ministry of Education Zainal Abidin bin Haji Kepli presents certificate of participation and cash prize to a participant; and students during the Bemukun performance. – PHOTOS: FIZAH HAB