12 January 2023 – Progresif is pleased to announce the winners of their Chinese New Year (CNY) packet competition for 2023. This year’s theme is the Year of the Rabbit, symbolizing mercy, elegance, and beauty.

The competition, which was held in collaboration with the Bank of China, was open to local Chinese schools, Chung Hwa Middle School in Bandar Seri Begawan, students with young art students. It was an opportunity for these aspiring designers to showcase their talent and creativity in designing unique CNY packets.

The winners of the competition are:
1st Prize $388: Hiroko Alya Binti Mohd Sabri – Year 9
2nd Prize $288: Tan Rou Jun – Year 10
3rd Prize $188: Chiew Yu – Year 7
4th Prize $88: Hebe Liaw Wen Hui – Year 10
5th Prize $88: Vanessa Voon – Year 4

Meanwhile, Progresif had also presented three certificates and prizes to three young student artists who participated in the competition:
1. Ang Jiexin
2. Rachel Tin Xiang Tin
3. Elroy Wong Chun Dc

The prize presentation ceremony was held at the ICC Consumer Fair, and attended by Progresif’s CEO, Hajah Nurul Haniah Binti Haji Jaafar, Dr. Li Feng, the General Manager of Bank of China, and Mr Andrew young chee Ann, The Chief Risk officer of the Bank of China.

“We are glad to acknowledge the ingenuity and brilliance of these young artists by announcing the winners of our Chinese New Year packet competition,” said Hajah Nurul Haniah Binti Haji Jaafar. “Progresif is committed to supporting and promoting the arts and culture community in Brunei, and this competition is one of the ways we can do that and this year we are proud to be able to collaborate with Bank of China in producing this year’s Chinese New Year packets with the aim to give the platform and exposure for our young creative Chung Hwa students.”

“I really did not expect to win especially in the first place, and I am so happy to receive this prize from Progresif! Thank you Progresif for giving me this opportunity.” said the grand winners, Hiroko Alya.

Supporting the arts and culture is a crucial aspect of Progresif’s CSR commitment. By providing opportunities for local artists to showcase their talent and earn money for their work, Progresif is helping to cultivate a creative community in Brunei.

Similarly, to the Raya festive season, the Chinese New Year packet competition is just one of Progresif’s way of supporting the arts and promoting the importance of creativity in our culture. Progresif subscribers can get their hands on these exclusive CNY packets when they pay their bills, subscribe, switch, or re-contract to Progresif at all Progresif branches while stocks last.