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Ketupat and Bayung Basket Weaving Workshop

  • Conference Room, Knowledge Hub, Anggerek Desa Simpang 32-37 BSB, Brunei-Muara District, BB3713 Brunei (map)

Learn how to weave two traditional products, a bayung basket and ketupat from a local artisan who has dedicated several decades in these lost arts!

Workshop Dates: 10 February 2019
Duration: 4 hours (9am-1pm)
Registration Deadline: 9 February 2019
Workshop Fee: BND 30
Include: Supplies and on loan tools
Venue: Conference room, Knowledge Hub, Anggerek Desa
Recommendation: Bring along your excitement and burning questions about weaving!

By the end of this workshop, you are officially #MadeInBenchLab and will know: 1) the preparation and materials used in weaving ketupat and bayung basket, 2) the correct method and pattern to weave a bayung basket and ketupat, 3) how to finish the edge of a bayung basket and 4) how to prepare ketupat for rice cooking.

BenchLab Talented Instructor: Hajah Pasah. You’ll be learning from an experienced local artisan based in Tamu Kianggeh who has been weaving for decades as a way for her to earn a living. She was first taught how to weave a basket by her grandmother as a child and has been practising the skill ever since. Hajah Pasah is eager to pass down her knowledge with everyone especially the youth so that the invaluable skill can be preserved.

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