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BRUNEI EVENTS 2016

JANUARY 2016

Yayasan Complex Mini Carnival 2016 (1st-3rd Jan 2016)

Venue : Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex, Bandar Seri Begawan.
Organiser : Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex.

National Youth Day: U21 Sepak Takraw Championship (8th Jan 2016)

Venue : Menglait Hall, Gadong.
Organiser : Brunei Darussalam Sepak Takraw Association.

Politeknik Brunei’s 2nd Convocation Day: Karnival Konvo (15th-19th Jan 2016)

Venue : Parking Area, Jalan Bendahara, Bandar Seri Begawan (opposite of the Royal Regalia Building).
Organiser : Politeknik Brunei.

Ultraman Live in Brunei Launch Day 2016 (16th Jan 2016@7pm)

Venue : Times Square Shoping Mall Berakas
Tel : (+673)7-237477
Email : ulib2016@gmail.com
Facebook : Page

MCYS Mass Aerobic Session (16th Jan 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium, Berakas.
Organiser : Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

Fun Run with Local Actors & Actress (17th Jan 2016)

Venue : Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium Complex.
Organiser : QD Roses Event Management.

CONFEX Career Development Week (18th Jan 2016)

Organiser : CONFEX.

Politeknik Brunei’s 2nd Convocation Day (21st Jan 2016)

Venue : International Convention Centre, Berakas.
Organiser : Politeknik Brunei.

Innovation & Creativity Workshop (21st-22nd Jan 2016)

Venue : Times Hotel, Berakas.
Organiser : The Leaning & Training Consultancy.

Home & Living Exhibition (21st-24th Jan 2016)

Venue : Ground Floor, KB Sentral Shopping Centre.
Organiser : KB Sentral Shopping Centre.

Builder’s Expo (BUILDEX) (21st-24th Jan 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium, Berakas.
Organiser : CONFEX.

The 17th Consumer Fair (27th-31st Jan 2016)

Venue     : International Convention Centre, Berakas
Organiser : Sunlit Advertising Sdn. Bhd.
Tel       : (+673)245-3666 / 2577   Fax : (+673)245-3777
Email     : bruneiconsumerfair@dsunlit.com
URL       : www.bruneiconsumerfair.com

2nd HSSE Conference (28th-29th Jan 2016)

Organiser : CONFEX.

3×3 Ignition Cup (30th Jan 2016)

Venue : Fitness Zone's Basketball Court
Organiser: Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB)

FEBRUARY 2016

Chinese New Year (8th-9th Feb 2016)

Celebrated by Brunei’s large Chinese community, this festival lasts for two weeks.
It begins with a family reunion dinner on the eve of the Lunar New Year.
For the next two weeks, families visit one another bringing with them oranges to
symbolize longevity and good fortune. Traditional cookies and food are sold
throughout cities and towns during this festivity. Unmarried young people and
children will receive angpow or little red packets with money inside, a symbolic
gesture to ensure good luck, wealth and health for the coming year.

Negara Brunei Darulssalam 31st National Day (23rd Feb 2016)

Venue : Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien
This year Brunei Darussalam is celebrating it's 32nd National Day and the whole 
country is buzzing with excitement. Highlights of the day will be the spectacular
parade by all government bodies, non-governmental organisations, private sectors,
school and colleges. The theme for this year celebration is "Negaraku Brunei 
Darussalam".
On the eve of the National Day (22nd February 2014) a mass Maghrib prayer and 
Doa Kesyukuran (thanksgiving prayer) will be held in various major mosques 
in the country.

MARCH 2016

The Belait Travel Fair (5th Mar 2016)

Venue : Pusat Insani, Seria

Hassanal Bolkiah Arabic Boys Secondary School Charity Run (6th Mar 2016)

Venue : Jerudong Park Amphitheater
Organiser : Hassanal Bolkiah Arabic Boys Secondary School

Ultraman Live in Brunei Live Performance Show 2016 (18th-28th Mar 2016)

Venue : Jerudong Park Amphitheater
Tel : (+673)7-237477
Email : ulib2016@gmail.com
Facebook : Page

Earth Hour Brunei (19th Mar 2016)

Organiser : Earth Hour Global
URL       : www.earthhour.org.bn

Tongkat Puteh Charity Run (20th Mar 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium, Berakas
Organiser : BDNAB

Earth Hour Glow Run (29th Mar 2016)

Venue : TBC
Organiser: Armtrix

Brunei Motor Show (31st Mar-3rd Apr 2016)

Organiser : CONFEX

APRIL 2016

Free CANCER Talk, ‘Preventable, Treatable, Beatable! (17th Apr 2016)

Venue : Momo Restaurant @ Star Lodge Hotel, Jerudong
Contact : MewSum Wong
Facebook : Group

‘Belusir 2016 ‘ Charity Run (24th Apr 2016)

Venue : Tutong Sports Complex
Organiser : Seas Company

MAY 2016

Adau Gayoh and Gawai Festival (1st May 2016)

Venue : PSJD building, Kampung Padang Bukit Udal, Tutong
Adau Gayoh and Gawai Festivals are celebrations to mark the end of 
padi harvesting by the Dusun and Iban community respectively.

5th NBT Cup National Sepak Takraw Championship (1st May 2016)

Venue : Menglait Gadong Hall
Organiser : Pestabaru & Youth and Sports Department

Korean Ambassador’s Cup: Badminton Tournament (6th-8th May 2016)

Venue : Youth & Centre, BSB

Borneo Table Tennis Championship 2016 (13th-15th May 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium of Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, Berakas.

SheRun 2016 (15th May 2016)

Venue : Fitness Zone - The Women's Health Club (Serusop)
Organiser : Fitness Zone - The Women's Health Club

2016 Baiduri Masters Charity Golf (20th-22nd May 2016)

Venue : RBA Golf Club, Berakas
Organiser : Baiduri Bank

Charity Colour Run for the Royal Bees (22nd May 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium, Berakas
Organiser : Brunei Netball Association

18th Consumer Fair (25th-29th May 2016)

Venue : International Convention Centre, Berakas.

4th Simply Sayang Fayre (28th-29th May 2016)

Venue : Radisson Hotel, Bandar Seri Begawan

Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day (31st May 2016)

This holiday pays tribute to the dedicated service of the 
Royal Brunei Armed Forces. It is celebrated with military 
parades, artillery displays, parachuting and exhibitions.
Venue : Taman Haji Sir Omar Saifuddien
Organiser : Royal Brunei Armed Forces
Tel : (+673)2-386373 Fax : (+673)2-381943 
Email : pru@mindef.gov.bn

JUNE 2016

Ekshibisi Mengunjar Ramadhan 2016 (13th-19th Jun 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium of Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, Berakas.

Isra’ Me’raj (17th Jun 2016)

Organiser : Islamic Eminence Development Section, Ministry of Religious Affairs
This holiday, significant to the Muslim world, celebrates the occasion when the 
Islamic prophet Mohammed was awakened by the Angel Gabriel, led to Jerusalem, and
ascended into heaven. This night is observed by special prayers and gatherings at
local mosques.

Ramadhan Fair 2016 (21st Jun-5th Jul 2016)

Venue : Times Square Atrium, Berakas
Organiser : Times Square Shopping Centre

2nd Brunei Islamic Fashion Expo (24th-26th Jun 2016)

Venue : Plenary Hall, International Convention Centre, Berakas.
Organiser : VS Event Management & BDIMS

JULY 2016

Hari Raya Aidilfitri (6th-7th Jul 2016)

Hari Raya is a time for three days of celebration after the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
On the first day, prayers are held at mosques throughout the country. Families gather to seek forgiveness
from elders and loved ones, adorned in traditional dress. Special festive dishes are made especially for
Hari Raya, including satay (beef, chicken or mutton kebabs), ketupat or lontong (rice cakes in coconut
or banana leaves), rendang (spicy marinated beef) and other tantalizing examples of national cuisine.
It is on this auspicious occasion that Istana Nurul Iman is open to the public. This provides the public
and other visitors with the opportunity to meet His Majesty and the Royal Family and see the world’s
largest residential palace.

Brunei Palace Open House (6th-8th Jul 2016)

2nd Mobile Consumer Showcase (MCS 2) (29th-31st Jul 2016)

Venue : Jerudong Park Amphiteatre
Organiser : Heroes Event Management

AUGUST 2016

Riadah Berbasikal Keputeraan 2016 (14th Aug 2016)

Venue : Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

His Majesty’s 70th Birthday celebration (15th Aug 2016)

Venue : Taman Haji Sir Omar Saifuddien
This is one of the most important events in the national calendar, with activities
and festivities held nationwide, beginning with a mass prayer throughout the 
country. On this occasion, His Majesty the Sultan delivers a royal address, followed
by an inauguration ceremony held at the Istana Nurul Iman palace. The event is also 
marked with gatherings at the four districts where His Majesty meets with his subjects.

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (17th-19th Aug 2016)

Venue : Chancellor Hall, UBD.
Organiser : Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD)

Batman V Superman Brunei Darussalam Run (21st Aug 2016)

Venue : Jerudong Park Amphiteatre

Brunei Darussalam Regatta 2016 (21st Aug 2016)

Venue : Brunei River, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism

Knowledge Convention 2016 (23rd-25th Aug 2016)

Venue : International Convention Centre (ICC), Berakas
Organiser : Prime Minister's Office & Ministry of Communications

Blood Donation Campaingn at Jerudong Park (23rd Aug-3rd Sept 2016@9am-11am)

Venue : Jerudong Park Headquarters' Multipurpose Hall, The Food Court
Organiser : Ministry of Health and Supported by Jerudong Park Country Club

4th Annual UK Education Fair (24th Aug 2016)

Venue : Indera Samudra Grand Hall 1, The Empire Hotel & Country Club.
Organiser : British Universities Brunei Association (BUBA)

30th Japanese Speech Contest (27th Aug 2016)

Venue : Lecture Hall of the Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Mechanical Campus

4WD Challenge Final (28th Aug 2016)

Venue : Open Area Near Mahad Islam Brunei, Tutong
Organiser : Tutong 4WD Association

SEPTEMBER 2016

Simply Sayang to Hold Fifth Wedding Fair (2nd-3rd Sept 2016)

Venue : Radisson Hotel, BSB
Organiser : Simply Sayang Management Services

The 7th Audi quattro Cup Brunei 2016, Charity Golf Tournament (2nd-4th Sept 2016)

Venue : Royal Brunei Golf & Country Club, Jerudong.
Organiser : T.C.Y MOTORS Sendirian Berhad

Larian Hari Keputeraan (4th Sept 2016)

Venue : Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Mumong Sports Complex, Tutong Sports Complex and Temburong Sports Complex.
Organiser : Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

Biker’s Night (10th Sept 2016)

Venue : Modesto Bistro & Grill

Festival of Sacrifice / Hari Raya Aidiladha (12th Sept 2016)

Venue : Jame' 'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, Kiulap
This is also known as Hari Raya Korban or Hari Raya Aidiladha. Goats and cows are sacrificed to
commemorate the actions of the Islamic Prophet Ibrahim. The meat is then distributed among relatives,
friends and the less fortunate.

Roots and Wings Charity Concert (17th Sept 2016)

Venue : Jerudong International School (JIS) Arts Centre

Cyber Battle: Capture the Flag (18th Sept 2016)

Organiser : ITPSS Sdn Bhd

CHMS Alumni Association Charity Run (25th Sept 2016)

Venue : Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Berakas.
Organiser : CHMS Alumni Association.

Leading Business in Asia Forum (28th-29th Sept 2016)

Venue : Radisson Hotel
Organiser : Asia Inc Forum and Human Capital Group Asia, in partnership with Baiduri Bank and Borneo Bulletin.

OCTOBER 2016

Islamic New Year (2nd Oct 2016)

Venue : Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque, Kampung Kiarong.
Organiser : Islamis Eminence Development Section, Ministry of Religious Affairs
This day marks the beginning of the year for the Islamic calendar, which is based on lunar cycles.
Because it is slightly shorter than the Gregorian calendar year, it is possible for the Islamic New Year
to occur twice in one Gregorian calendar year.

Brunei Council on Social Welfare (MKM) Fun Run (23rd Oct 2016)

Venue : Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, BSB
Organiser : Brunei Council on Social Welfare (MKM)
Tel : 7146680 or 8186848

NOVEMBER 2016

Myspace Gallery Warehouse Sale (3rd-6th Nov 2016)

Venue : Myspace Gallery
Organiser : Myspace Gallery
Facebook : Page

Hijab Festival (4th-6th Nov 2016@10am-9m)

Venue : KB Sentral Shopping Mall

Green Festival (4th-6th Nov 2016)

Venue : Jerudong Park Amphitheater
Organiser : BAIDURI
Facebook : Page

French-Bruneian Arts & Music Festival (12th-19th Nov 2016)

Venue : The Empire Hotel & Country Club & Alliance Francaise de Brunei

Persatuan Warganegara Malaysia (PWM) cycling expedition (13th Nov 2016)

Venue : Taman Sir Muda Ali Saifuddien, Bandar
Organiser : PWN

Temburong Bisai Festival (30th Nov-20th Dec 2016)

Venue : Temburong District
Temburong, a well known district for its natural treasures has been actively promoting its annual
events since 2007. Held during the 4th term school holidays, this 3 week long event attracts
people from all walks of life including foreign visitors.
Various competitions and activites are organised such as cultural performances,  fishing challenge,
tug of war, remote control boat, photographic and even half marathon. It is also an opportunity for
the locals to boost their income by showcasing their products.

Festival in Conjunction with 46th Anniversary of the renaming of Brunei Town to Bandar Seri Begawan (20th-22nd Nov 2016)

Venue : Bandar Seri Begawan, Dermaga Diraja and Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien.
Organiser : Municipal Department

DECEMBER 2016

Temburong Bisai Festival (30th Nov-20th Dec 2016)

Venue : Temburong District
Temburong, a well known district for its natural treasures has been actively promoting its annual
events since 2007. Held during the 4th term school holidays, this 3 week long event attracts
people from all walks of life including foreign visitors.
Various competitions and activites are organised such as cultural performances,  fishing challenge,
tug of war, remote control boat, photographic and even half marathon. It is also an opportunity for
the locals to boost their income by showcasing their products.

Humanitarian Aid for Fire Victims (8th Dec 2016)

Venue : Parking area, Indoor Stadium
Organiser : ILHAM, WeCare, Youth Group of Masjid Ash-Shaliheen and Remember Charity Team.

Mega Carnival Event 2016 (8th-13th Dec 2016)

Venue : Indoor Stadium Berakas
Organiser : Star Bigs Event Management

Maulidur Rasul 1438H* (12th Dec 2016)

Sentral Siuk Bonanza (29th-31st Dec 2016)

Venue : 1st Floor Sentral Shopping
Organiser : KB Sentral Shopping Complex
Facebook : Page
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