The Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) through the Brunei Tourism Board is now opening registration for event organizers for the 5the Brunei December Festival (BDF) this year, the ministry said in a press release.
BDF is an annual event offering exciting events and activities for everyone in the country during the end of year school holidays.
The BDF aims to promote domestic tourism by attracting residents to spend their holidays there; stimulate the economy, income and employment opportunities for young people; encourage event organizers to be more creative in hosting activities to stimulate the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs); and boost the arrivals of international tourists with attractive packages and activities.
Six categories are available this year: Islamic, Food and Gastronomy, Culture and Arts, Sports, Adventure and Leisure, Shopping, and the most recent, Digital Technology and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
The Brunei Tourist Board will conduct a selection process based on defined criteria before providing support to events promoted under BDF 2021 to ensure quality events.
Registration forms can be downloaded from www.bruneitourism.com/BDF2021 or obtained from the Tourist Development Department of the MPRT building.
The submission deadline is August 31st.