Radio Televisyen Brunei the national broadcaster of Brunei has confirmed to Eurovoix.com that they will not be participating in the 2015 ABU TV Song Festival.
Brunei is the second country this year to confirm that they will not be participating in this years festival, after Australia who withdrew due to funding issues at SBS. Brunei debuted in the ABU TV Song Festival at the 2013 show in Hanoi, Vietnam and in 2014 were represented by Md Hawzan Bin Hj in Macau. The reason for Brunei’s withdrawal was not given.
A total of 5 countries are confirmed so far for this years festival, with India debuting, furthermore the Arab Broadcasting Union will be represented by one country however this country has not yet been announced.