You wouldn't normally associate welly wanging and kilts with kukris but in Brunei highland traditions are there to stay.

Teams from 2RGR, the 2nd Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles along with many members of British Forces Brunei attended the 26th Panaga Highland Games.

The annual event is organized by the Kuala Belait Scottish Community and gives people the opportunity to witness and participate in traditional highland activities in South East Asia.

BFBS Brunei Tug Of War Kilts

British Forces entered a team into events including Tug-of-War, Welly Wanging and Shot Put as well as track and distance running.

The Support Company had stalls allowing people to learn about and handle weaponry, try food gathered from the jungle and discover what it takes to survive in the rainforest using whatever can be found there to make fire, build shelters and capture water.

BFBS Brunei Gurkha Service Kilts Kukris

Forces Radio BFBS Brunei and Gurkha Radio also attended the event to raise money for military charities as part of their Big Salute campaign.

Thanks to generous donations from local companies and members of the public visiting the Panaga Highland Games an amazing $7,817, which just under £4,500, was raised.

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