Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
September 2, 2016

Positioned at Jalan Sungai Kianggeh in Bandar Seri Begawan, Lapau is the Royal Ceremonial Hall where traditional royal ceremonies are being held.

Adjacent to the old Parliament House or the Dewan Majlis, Lapau is one of the most significant events that took place in Lapau is the crowning of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah in 1968 as the Yang Di-Pertuan (Head of State) of Brunei Darussalam.

Other traditional ceremonial rites staged in this establishment are the marriage proposals of the Royal Family or “Istiadat Berusuruh Diraja”, like the proposal of His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik to Dayangku Raabi’atul’ ‘Adawiyyah binti Pengiran Haji Bolkiah in 2015.

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