The "Tambang Begawan" poetry presented by Ratie Primary School from Mukim Bukok Temburong brought fortune to the school after it emerged champion of this year's 'Menambang Syair Pertama Nilam Mutiara' Competition for Primary Schools Nationwide. The competition was organised by the Cocurriculum Education through the Akli Unit. The competition's final took place yesterday afternoon at the Indoor Stadium, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex in Berakas.
Mulaut Ban 5 branch of Al-Falaah School with the "Tambang Berunggai Lanjar" poetry took second place while Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah School cam e in third with "Tambang Begawan".
Prizes were presented by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Putera Maharaja Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Ghani bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Dewa Dato Paduka Awang Haji Abdul Rahim, member of the Legislative Council. The competition is hoped to glorify and empower the use of Malay Language among students aside from showcasing local poetry works.
Source: Radio Television Brunei