JANUARY 2019

Brunei International Islamic Festival (3rd-16th Jan 2019)

Showcases Islamic artefacts, heritage, culture, arts and lifestyle. 
Venue     : Pusat Persidangan Antarabangsa, Stadium Road, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : QALBY SDN BHD
Email     : biif.event@gmail.com   Tel : (+673)8319093

World Nasyeed Festival (17th-20th Jan 2019)

Venue     : International Convention Centre, Stadium Road, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Battle Pro MMS   
Email     : battleproevent@gmail.com   Tel : (+673)8307490

South East Asia Drone Race Championship – International Level (25th-26th Jan 2019)

Venue     : Jerudong Park Bando Mountain 
Organiser : The Dojo Studio 
Email     : race@seadrc.com   Tel : (+673)8357303

The 20th Consumer Fair (23rd-27th Jan 2019)

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

FEBRUARY 2019

Chinese New Year (5th-6th Feb 2019)

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.

Yes2Malaysia education (18th Feb 2018)

Venue     : Pusat Insani, Seria (Kuala Belait) 
Organiser : REXPO

Yes2Malaysia education (19th Feb 2018)

Venue     : Orchid Garden Hotel
Organiser : REXPO

Negara Brunei Darulssalam 34th National Day (23rd Feb 2019)

This year Brunei Darussalam is celebrating it's 33th 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.
Venue     : Taman Haji Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien
Organiser : Brunei Tourism Board
Email     : info@bruneitourism.travel

Brunei Gastronomy Week (23rd Feb-11th Mar 2018)

Organiser : Brunei Tourism Board
Email     : info@bruneitourism.travel

MARCH 2019

Earth Hour Brunei (24th Mar 2019)

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

KSSB Archery (29th Mar-1st Apr 2018)

Venue     : Menglait
Organiser : KSSB Team
Tel       : (+673)822-0029   Facebook : Page

Karnival Semarak Seni & Budaya (29th Mar-1st Apr 2018)

Venue     : Menglait Kompleks
Organiser : KSSB Team
Tel       : (+673)822-0029   Facebook : Page

APRIL 2019

KSSB Run (1st Apr 2018)

Venue     : Menglait
Organiser : KSSB Team
Tel       : (+673)822-0029   Facebook : Page

Make Up Class with makeupbyqahar (1st Apr 2018)

Venue     : Freshco Bandar Seri Begawan
Tel       : (+673)731-3210 / 220-1083

Birds of Prey Show (6th-8th Apr 2018)

Venue     : Freshco Bandar Seri Begawan
Tel       : (+673)220-1083

Edu Run Cycle (8th Apr 2018)

Venue     : Bandar Seri Begawan

Paper Flower Making Workshop (22nd Apr 2018)

Venue     : Freshco Bandar Seri Begawan
Tel       : (+673)829-2192

WIEF Social Media Marketing Workshop For Women Entrepreneurs (25th-26th Apr 2018)

Venue     : Universiti Brunei Darussalam
URL       : wief.org/

Brunei Classic (29th Apr 2018)

Venue     : Kuala Belait, Belait District 
Organiser : Tum2Cycles
Facebook  : Page

MAY 2019

Test Of Will Brunei (5th-6th May 2018)

Venue     : Setia Kenangan, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Under Armour
URL       : www.testofwill.com/

Brunei Amateur Boxing Competition 1 (BABC1) (11th-13th May 2018)

Venue     : Sungai Kebun Sports Complex, Jalan Lumapas, Kampung Kilugus

Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day (31st May 2019)

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)238-6373   Fax : (+673)238-1943 
Email     : pru@mindef.gov.bn

JUNE 2019

Hari Raya Aidilfitri (5th-7th Jun 2019)

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 (5th-7th Jun 2019)

Brunei Consumer Fair (27th Jun 2018)

Venue     : Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Sunlit Advertising Sdn. Bhd.
Tel       : (+673)245-3666 / 2577   Fax : (+673)245-3777
Email     : bruneiconsumerfair@dsunlit.com
URL       : www.bruneiconsumerfair.com

JIS Disney’s Peter Pan (30th Jun 2018)

Venue     : Jerudong International School, Bandar Seri Begawan

Beat Plastic Pollution (30th Jun 2018)

Venue     : Lot 71077, Kampong Mata-Mata, Mukim Gadong, Bandar Seri Begawan,

JULY 2019

JIS Summer Camp (9th-28th Jul 2018)

Venue     : Jerudong International School, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Jerudong International School
Tel       : (+673)241-1000 ext 7197
URL       : jerudonginternationalschool.com/

Performing Arts Camp (9th-14th Jul 2018)

Venue     : Jerudong International School, Bandar Seri Begawan
Organiser : Jerudong International School
Tel       : (+673)241-1000 ext 7197
URL       : jerudonginternationalschool.com/

His Majesty’s 72th Birthday celebration (15th Jul 2018)

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.

AUGUST 2019

Brunei Young Leaders Convention (9th Aug 2018)

Venue : Centrepoint Hotel, Bandar Seri Begawan
Tel   : (+673)827-8225   URL : www.bylconvention.com/

Planner Market 5 (19th Aug 2018)

Venue : Seri Qlap Mall, Commercial Area, Bandar Seri Begawan
Tel   : (+673)865-2909

Festival of Sacrifice / Hari Raya Aidiladha (21st Aug 2018)

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.

SEPTEMBER 2019

Craftworks Kitani III (9th Sept 2018)

Venue : Aman Hills, Brunei
Organiser : Kaleidoscope Studio and YKS Paradise
Tel : (+673)825-4546
An event that aims to preserve and promote the skills of crafters and allow visitors 
to experience local culture through crafts.

Islamic New Year (11th Sept 2018)

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.

OCTOBER 2019

NOVEMBER 2019

Temburong Bisai Festival (30th Nov-20th Dec 2019)

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.

DECEMBER 2019


    

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