The night begins with a welcoming speech from Pierre Imhof, General Manager of BBG.
The guests who attended that evening will soon be enjoying the entertainment been arranged by a well known performer from Malaysia, Datuk Leonard Tan and artistes from Malaysia to the theme of the night titled “Golden Moments”.
The Chinese opera (戏曲/戲曲) which is a popular form of drama and musical theatre in China and succesfully draw great attention to the guests. It is not just an usual traditional facial paintings but performing with Chinese opera masks—which are frequently changed throughout the entire performance. The changes of the mask is to communicate a special emotional change during the play.
The Chinese opera masks used are worn as decorated thin cloth.
Not only the guests even the gorgeous performers been drawed attention to the chinese Opera. Caught them peeping behind the stage while waiting for their turns.
More news of this celebration can be found at The Brunei Times Online.
It was indeed a very entertaining night with great audio sounds and great lightings. I had an excellent time! “Thank you” to Jan Shim and Dorothy Newn for the opportunity and experience to capture this great evening and sharing the golden moment, something I hope to do again next year.