Muay Thai Culture Comes to Brunei

By Fatsoking

Starting on March 27th, 2010 Borneo hosted a three-day celebration of Thai culture and Muay Thai. The event held at the University Brunei Darussalam’s Chancellor Hall, has attracted hundreds of people.

Members of the public including Phithak Phrombubpha, Thai Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, attended the event.

An array of Thai cultural performances including cooking was set up for the crowd. A Thaiboxing demonstration was done by local Muay Thai practitioners.

According to the local instructor, Victor Han from Busiido Martial Arts Dojo, “We have been practicing Muay Thai for more than a year. This is our first demonstration to the public.”

When asked why Muay Thai, he said, “It’s something different and unique in the country. Muay Thai uses all parts of the body so it also promotes keeping fit.”

He added, “Through this demonstration, we also hope to use martial arts as a way to promote Thai culture.”

Beside the performances, there are 13 booths displaying Thai books, paintings, tourism products, fruits, musical instruments as well education opportunities in Prince of Songkla University and Thammasat University.

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~ by fatsoking on April 1, 2010.

One Response to “Muay Thai Culture Comes to Brunei”

  1. hello there,you guys teach muay thai on the weekends in bandar? im from bandar but im working in seria most of the weekdays.

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