Sultan's birthday song writing competition today
By Azaraimy HH

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah 60th birthday song writing competition will be held today at Dewan Raya RTB.

Ten songs will be judged after making it through several preliminary rounds. The competition is being organised by the Working Committee of His Majesty's Birthday Celebration and is handled by Radio Television Brunei.

Two invited judges, namely Adnan Abu Hassan and Mohd Asnawi Mutaal, a musician from Radio Television Malaysia, will be judging the competition.

To encourage the development of arts in the country and increasing the collection of songs composed by locals are some of the aims of the competition. - Borneo Bulletin (6th May 2006)