Past Bandar Seri Begawan Event: VOL 7

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The Other Side of The Bread

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Young director, Abdul Zainidi of @brurealismpictures, shows slices of life through art. In his works, he assumes the lens of the spider, spinning webs and leaving a trail of intrigue. In this presentation, there are layers upon layers of stories.

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Journey to Specialty Coffee

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

A moment of curiosity led academic Desmond Tan of @des_coffee to the best café in London, which changed the way he sees and drinks coffee. He gives quick tips on how to start enjoying black coffee and why it pays to stay curious.

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Giving Light and Hope

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Rasyidah Samah of Autism Advocacates Brunei promotes awareness (and thus, understanding) that Autism Spectrum Disorder is a challenge which is shared not just with the family of affected children, but also society. The path of advocacy can be a lonely one, which is why it is important to surround yourself with positive people.

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Our Brunei Heritage

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Telling the history of Brunei, dating back (possibly) 16,000 years or more, one antique and artefact at a time, Rozan Yunos urges us all to collect moments and memorabilia.

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"Why Aren't You Married Yet!?!"

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Zainal Bostaman shares about his currently most pressing matter: explaining to his grandma why he's not married yet.

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Experience To You

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

Having enjoyed festivals and events overseas, and constantly missing out on happenings in Brunei led Sophia Siu to creating an app, Evesta, which solves that problem. Behind the app is also a community, starting with your friends and families, who are bound by the appreciation to create memories together.

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Stories for History

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

There is a value in recording and writing about the things around us for future historical understanding. Teah Abdullah of Songket Alliance, a consummate reader, writer and appreciator of stories gives her take on why we should start telling ours.

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Defying The Stereotype

@ VOL 7 ON MAR 26, 2016

A tale of how one woman turned rookie to grease monkey, and how she built her reputation in the male-dominated world of custom motorcycle. Wina Hafiza may miss out on manicures, but when it comes to sparklies, there is no holding back.

Zainal Bostaman
Project Engineer, Comedian, Toastmaster, Brunei Shell Petroleum in Bandar Seri Begawan
Desmond Tan
Lecturer, Universiti Brunei Darussalam in Bandar Seri Begawan
Rasyidah Samah
Community and Youth Worker, Founder of Autism Advocates Brunei in Bandar Seri Begawan
Sophia Siu
Entrepreneur, Self in Bandar Seri Begawan
Rozan Yunos
Executive Director, Center for Strategic and Policy Studies in Bandar seri Begawan
Teah Abdullah
Editor-in-chief, Songket Alliance in Bandar Seri Begawan
Abdul Zainidi
Writer/Filmaker/Actor, Variuos in Bandar Seri Begawan
Wina Hafiza
Motorcycle Mechanic, OG Custom Cycles in Bandar Seri Begawan