Sunday, 2 December 2012

Hadrah, The Brunei Traditional music

Hadrah, The Brunei Traditional music
about Brunei Darussalam Culture... In the past, hadrah was only performed during weddings, but now it is performed and share in open events, to greet honoured guests and more significantly to signal the arrival of His Majesty in various events...

... in Brunei Darussalam the youths nowadays have done well in preserving the heritage and have even enhanced it. Back then, competition involved only beating of drums and chanting. But now performances are choreographed to make it more attractive and interesting...
Hadrah, The Brunei Traditional music ... hadrah could be further promoted in Brunei Darussalam  if there is a national association of hadrah set up. "We have a national team for silat and gasing (top spinning), but not for hadrah. We cannot just rely on mukim and schools to promote the activity, it has to be done at a national level...

-- The Brunei Times

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