In the capital, the festive atmosphere was also enlivened with the Acapella Singing Contest which took place at the Festive Stage.
The contest was participated by 5 groups singing without any musical accompaniment. Three categories were competed namely the compulsory and traditional songs as well as song of choice. Present was Retired Colonel Pengiran Haji Zulkifli bin Pengiran Haji Ismail, Director of National Service Section. The contest which was the first to be held, organised by the Arts and Cultural Section, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports aimed to hone youth talent in singing. The festive stage performance continues tonight with religious presentations.
Source: Radio Television Brunei