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Traditional ceremony marks successful paddy harvest (2019)


Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Datu Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof and former commander of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Mohd Tawih bin Abdullah at the Makan Tahun event. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR


BY Rokiah Mahmud

A Makan Tahun event for Kampong Tanjung Bunut 2019 (MMTKTB) was organised by the MMTKTB committee and Kampong Tanjung Bunut Village Consultative Council on Sunday.

The projects’ objective was to preserve and uphold Kedayan tradition among the ethnic group dwelling in the rural areas.

Traditionally, the ceremony was conducted after paddy harvests. The ceremony was a medium to express gratitude for the cultivated crops and teamwork among the village residents during paddy planting until harvest.

Minister of Defence II Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Datu Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof was the guest of honour.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


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