Here some bangas post from me.. Perasmian Rumah Terbuka Pesta Kaamatan 2008 which been held at Padang Bandaran, Kota Kinabalu on last 31st May 2008. Below are some shots I took for you guys..
The event started at around 7.00pm and the time is so quick as I mange to go home recharge + have some short rest just after atended the Unduk Ngadau Finals 2008 which finished around 5.30pm at KDCA, Penampang.
The Prime Minister of Malaysia is there too.. everyone knows him, so no need for me to introduce.
A speech by Y.A.B. Datuk Musa Haji Aman, Chief Minister of Sabah
Among VVIP that present are Datuk Seri Mohd. Shafie Apdal, Minister of National Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage, Datuk Joseph Pairin Kitingan, Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah, Dato Masidi Manjun, Sabah Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, and Yang Dipertua Negeri, Tun Ahmadshah Abdullah.
The show begin with a symbolic meaning to the kaamatan itself where a giant ‘basung’ basket pouring a rice into one big basket.
Souvenirs presented by Datuk Seri Mohd. Shafie Apdal to the T.Y.T of Sabah
and not forgotten also presented to the Prime Minister.
The show started with a traditional dance.
and later came the one and only, Abu Bakar Elah a.k.a Si Ampal….
everyone loves him..
Most of the fresh Sabahan queens are there too that night, 3rd Runner-Up of Miss Sabah Malaysia World 2008, Ms. Rounnah Beb Robert Sylvester was there
and also the 1st Runner-Up of Miss Sabah Malaysia World 2008, Ms. Joanne Kimberly J Majalap, mann she’s preety!
and everyones favorite (including me).. Ms. Joana Henly Rampas. love this Joana workh!! korgh!! I mean this shot!!
The show continues with various types of Sabah traditional dance
Some candid shot of the dancers
Some of them are familiar faces
nearly most of the dancers I’ve seen on the last event, Sabah Fest 2008
including this one..
and this one too, just one particular female dancer I didn’t saw her show up that night which I knew this one particular blogger (everyones favorite) really love to see her in action..
The new Akademi Fantasia S6 Champion, Stacy also present that night.. Waah!! Talabih sudah!!
The fresh Unduk Ngadau 2008 Champion, Ms. Leonie Lawrence Gontuni was there too..
and an appearance of the local gambus queen from Bongawan, Sabah.. Fauziah Gambus
The 19 year old Fauziah Gambus or her full name is Fauziah Suhaili, had made an album call ‘Fauziah Gambus’ which are now available on every local music store in Kota Kinabalu (ceh! sempat promote bah!)
Linda Nanuwil the AF S2 1st runner-up winner is also present beside the famous singer from west malaysia, Syafinaz.
No wonder the crowd was so packed that night, everbody are rushing for their favorite artist, but some of them are not allowed to go inside.
The event finished at around 11pm.. actually after the VVIPs went back, there are more shows for the visitors performed by the local singer, Abu Bakar Elah and the rest of the singers, but I was already half death and decided to went back home recharge.. that’s all I can showcase here guys till next post.. panat suda sia bah!
Next : 23rd Sabah Dragon BoatRace 2008..