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Are you ready for a 3-days Murut cultural celebration held at Murut Cultural Centre in Tenom town? Those who missed last year’s Kalimaran festival, now is your chance. Here is the previous post of Pesta Kalimaran 2009 festival and see what you’ve missed!

Pesta Kalimaran 2009

8th Pesta Kalimaran 2010
Date: 2nd – 4th April 2010
Venue: Murut Cultural Centre,Tenom, Sabah

What to expect: local handicrafts, variety of local foods, traditional kampung2 games, cultural song + dance performance by the sub-ethnic Murut community, and lastly off course the Sabahan Sumandaks..

Majlis Rumah Terbuka Malaysia Krismas 2009

Sunday, 27 December 2009
12.30 pm – 6.00 pm
Location : Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Theme : Rakyat Didahulukan Pencapaian Diutamakan

What to expect :
1Malaysia dance + songs performance, special appearance by Stacy AF, Karen Tan, Banumita, Iqwal and Jamal Abdillah, also an appearance by my fevret female local artist, Clarice John Matta and Everitus Gungkit. Kids and children will have the chance to meet 20 x Santa Claus + 20 x Santa Rina.


Okay.. so last years’ show I didn’t manage to come on time, this year the Borneo Auto Challenge is back for another series 0f 2009 and I’m ready for it!!

Borneo Auto Challenge 2009
Date: 18-19 July 2009
Venue : Gourment Lane – Auto City, 1Borneo
Time: 10am-9pm

Best Modified Car :
K-car, VIP series, Open, Motorcycle/Scooter

Car Audio Challenge:
SBL-A, SBL-B, SBL-C (open)

are you ready???

Those who interested to participate, there’s still time to show off your big toys as the closing date for registration is on 15 July 2009, please contact Sagajuta Creatives & Communications Sdn Bhd at Tel: 088-484955 for registration.. or you may download the registration form here!


Majlis Rumah Terbuka Malaysia Tadau Kaamatan 2009
Date : 07 June 2009
Venue : Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Time : 10.30 am – 5.30 pm

What to expect :
Cultural show, song performance by local artist, appearance of Unduk Ngadau 2009 winners.


Closing ceremony of the Harvest Festival Month 2009 and Crowning of Unduk Ngadau 2009 by Toh Puan Datin Seri Panglima Hajah Dayang Masuyah.

Date : 30 – 31 May 2009
Venue : Kadazandusun Cultural Association, Penampang, Sabah.

What to expect :
Bamboo orchestra, traditional sports, traditional dances, concert Kaamatan, Children Unduk Ngadau competition, Musical theater, Grand Final Unduk Ngadau state level Kaamatan 2009.

Calling all sumandak-sumandak who stay in Kota Kinabalu area, age between sweet 18 – 25 years old with minimum height of 5′ 2” are encourage to participate in the most happening Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant this year.


First stage selection : 5 May 2009
Venue : First floor, Meeting hall, DBKK
Time : 1300 – 1700

Second stage selection : 8 May 2009
Venue : Hotel Le Meridien, KK
Time : 1900 – 2300

Final stage selection : 14 – 16 May 2009
Venue : Lintasan Deasoka, KK
Time : 1700

3 finalist will automatically represents Kota Kinabalu, Tg. Aru and Likas district which eligible them to go to the Grand Finale Unduk Ngadau Kaamatan 2009 in Penampang this 30th – 31st May 2009.

Get the entry form at DBKK office or download at
More info about the entry registration :
Mrs. Dorin Datuk Thomas (088-214509)
Mrs. Elizabeth Borubui / Mr. Felix Malangkig / Mrs. Glorie Joseph (088-521800)

photo above :  Unduk Ngadau 2008 KK, Tg. Aru and Likas district

16th Regatta Lepa Water Festival 2009
The Annual Water Festival of the Sea Gypsy in Sabah


Venue : Semporna, Sabah.
Date : 18th to 19th April 2009
Day 1 : Regatta Lepa 2009 launching, Bajau Cultural performances (Igal–Igal Dance and Joget Semporna)
Day 2 : Traditional boat tug of war, boat racing competition (Keleh keleh), Lepa boat parade.

Regatta Lepa is a dramatic cultural event held annually in Semporna town, the east coast of Sabah. Regatta Lepa is a festival to celebrates the Bajau tradition for their craftsmanship skilled in hand-made boat making. ‘Lepa’ itself means a ‘boat that hand-made crafted’ in Bajau Semporna language, usually measured about 5-7 meters long. During the Regatta Lepa festivals, there will be a competition of decorative Lepa boats, a battle to show off which Lepa boats are the best.