In a continuous effort to instill patriotism among the people in the country, the Information Department has organised the Inter-Mukim Patriotic Songs Choir competition. The competition, which took place at the Belalong Hall of the Bangar Town Community Hall Complex in Temburong, was held in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam's 34th National Day celebration.

Present were Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad and Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, members of the Legislative Council. 5 groups took part in the competition, which was held for the third time.

The Citra Alunan choir group from Mukim Bangar with its song 'Sumpah Dan Janji' emerged champions in the competition. Nur Hidayah choir group from Mukim Amo with its song 'Tanah Airku' came in second place, while Seri Labu group from Mukim Labu with the song 'Tekad Kemerdekaan', came in third. According to Awang Ah Chua bin Bangau, a field information officer from the Temburong District Information branch, the competition aimed to enhance the spirits of patriotism and nationhood.

Source: Radio Television Brunei