Silat routines rehearsal for His Majesty's birthday celebration
By Rosli Abidin Yahya

Around 100 exponents showed their silat routines to the committee members of "His Majesty With the People" event last Wednesday night, one of many activities that will take place on July 20 when the ruler is expected to receive greetings from the population of Brunei Muara District at the Taman Hj Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien in the capital. Held at the multipurpose hall of Fire & Rescue Department headquarters in Berakas, the rehearsal was also witnessed by the Brunei Muara District Officer, Dato Paduka Awg Hj Md Yussop Bakar; his assistant, Hj Haris Othman; the event's Director of Field Performances, Awg Majid Alias; his deputy Awg Hanafiah Zaini; Head of Activity Coordination, Awg Hj Suhaili; and other committee members. An integrated rehearsal will take place sometime in July at the event's venue, which will include other field performers. - Borneo Bulletin (20th June 2008)