Posts Tagged ‘beaufort’

Located about 110km to the south of Kota Kinabalu city in Beaufort district. It will takes you about 2 hours drive from the city. Klias is home to the famous long-nosed monkey name Proboscis Monkey (Nasalis larvatus) or simply name ‘Monyet Belanda’ among the locals.

What to expect?

  • Proboscis monkey
  • Monitor lizard
  • Fire flies
  • Crocodile
  • Mangrove forests + swamps
  • Kingfisher
  • Gray + white heron
  • Prawns


Activities

  • River cruise
  • Fishing
  • Animal photo hunting
  • honeymoon..? perhaps

The 10th Pesta Gambus Sabah 2009 was held last 26th July 2009 at the Papar Municipal Hall, Papar which organized by the Persatuan Masyarakat Brunei Sabah and this year I had the chance to come + see the Gambus competition.. yeayy!

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‘Lute’ or verbally called by the locals as ‘Gambus’ is one of the oldest musical instruments in Sabah and been practically made + played by the Brunei community in Sabah.

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Outside of the Papar Municipal Hall, there are local foods + products exhibitions.

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Mostly the products are hand-made by the villagers nearby Papar district.

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One of the Brunei’s favourite, Ambuyat a.k.a Sagu

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They even got a mini concert, performances by the Kumpulan Gambus Madani from Bongawan, Sabah.

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Aik! pun ada jual belon.

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Backdrop for the main stage..

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A typical costume for the Brunei community in Sabah.

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The festival was launched by YB Datuk Masidi Manjun and he is representing the Chief Minister of Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Musa bin Haji Aman that didn’t manage to come, also present was Datuk Karim Bujang, the President of the Association of Bruneian Community of Sabah, and Datuk Haji Abdul Rahim bin Ismail ADUN of N22, Pantai Manis as the Patron of Persatuan Masyarakat Brunei Sabah.

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Momento presentation to YB Datuk Masidi Manjun.

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Performances by the group from Kg. Warisan representing Kota Kinabalu district.

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Group from Kg Binsuluk representing Membakut.

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Group from Menumbok, representing Beaufort district.

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Group from Kg. Weston,  Kimanis representing the Bongawan district.

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Actually I don’t really enjoyed the show as what I’ve first expected..

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Poor stage lighting + not so stunning dance performace = boring!

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Even the famous Fauziah Gambus forgot to bring her Gambus..

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But I must say the performances by well known gambus musician Farid Ali + guitarist Roger Wang save the day.

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I was stunning by the sounds of gambus vs acoustic guitar.

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Prize ceremony.. hmm maybe I need an ‘Ultra Wide Lenses’ for this angle..

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Consolation prize of RM1000. – Kg. Warisan from Kota Kinabalu and Kg. Weston of Kimanis
3rd place of RM2000 – Kg. Buang Sayang from Papar
2nd place of RM3000 – Menumbok
Champion of RM5000 – Kg. Binsuluk from Membakut

See more prize presentation ceremony photos here!

below are pics more like after party punya happening..

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Again, as last year’s top post in MadeinSabah with 16,034 views so far, I brings you the complete 41 sumandaks of Unduk Ngadau 2009 Contestants listing which made to the grand final round at KDCA last week. The official winner has already been announced and those who missed the battle at Grand Finale Unduk Ngadau 2009, check them out here!

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Ms. Gilda J Joeplik, Sandakan

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Ms. Emilda Albert, Paitan

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Ms. Lydia Binti Binidik, Kemabong

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Ms. Jukini Gamius, Semporna

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Ms. Deizi Sebastian Mojinu, WP Labuan

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Ms. Lynnestherwenns Masuin, Kudat

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Ms. Flina Binti Rutum, Tamparuli

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Ms. Erra Quency Victor, Kota Belud

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Ms. Laine Binti Tinggangau, Kota Marudu

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Ms. Hulliwta Eliser, Tungku

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Ms. Rounnah Bab Robert Sylvester, Tenom

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Ms. Rachel Martinus, Inanam

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Ms. Diana Binti Ngoai, Menumbok

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Ms. Evilin Binti Mathis, Pitas

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Ms. Sarimah Bt Tangkungon, Pagalungan

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Ms. Jovetta Joprine, Kuala Penyu

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Ms. Victoria Yam Pei Ling, Kunak

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Ms. Wineh Binti Diwalang, Nabawan

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Ms. Elsie R Marius, Tanjung Aru

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Ms. Sheron Olga Fedilis, Sook

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Ms. Cecelia Riymante, Membakut

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Ms. Clarencena Kadius, Matunggong

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Ms. Joanne Bernadette John, Beluran

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Ms. Jennifer David, Telupid

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Ms. Gloria Lyne Bami, Kinabatangan

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Ms. Maylesthelyn Matius, Putatan

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Ms. Elinna Binti Musuin, Likas

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Ms. Wanda Hendryana Pius, Lahad Datu

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Ms. Cindy Celestine Sipilis, Tawau

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Ms. Efahrina Nicholas, Tambunan

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Ms. Jacqueline Monalisa, Banggi

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Ms. Jovenea Jim Lajim, Klang Valley

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Ms. Earoziana Elvy Venture, Tongod

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Ms. Stella Nakaran, Ranau

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Ms. Fredericka Camilla Richard Daut, Tuaran

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Ms. Jacqueline Bt Joseph, Keningau

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Ms. Pearl Dianne Petrus, Kota Kinabalu

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Ms. Affy Jackleyinda Entawin, Beaufort

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Ms. Roziyanah Bt Mutang, Sipitang

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Ms. Appey Rowenna Januin, Papar

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Ms. Joanne Kimberley J Majalap, Penampang

This year will be a bit different compare to last year voting, you may vote from a number of 1 vote to even 100 votes (supaya sanang sia kira bah!)

Bah! apa lagi kamurang.. start your VOTES now!!

Most of you guys have already heard the winners of Sabah Unduk Ngadau state level 2008 which has been announce last week at the KDCA, Penampang. But for those Sabahan who still not aware or not really follow-up the Unduk Ngadau 2008 contestant, here are the full list of contestant that manage to the final round which I took during their short appearance on a day one of Pesta Kaamatan Peringkat Negeri Sabah 2008 last Friday.

Ms. Juliana Aping, Unduk Ngadau Lahad Datu 2008

Ms. Shirley Mervin, Unduk Ngadau Beluran 2008

Ms. Rozaini Bt. Ayu, Unduk Ngadau Pagalungan 2008

Ms. Gilda J Joelik, Unduk Ngadau Tawau 2008

Ms. Felicia Yapin, Unduk Ngadau Beaufort 2008

Ms. Adeline Joprine, Unduk Ngadau Kuala Penyu 2008

Ms. Norsitih Bt. Dayak, Unduk Ngadau Kemabong 2008

Ms. Surayani Sipin, Unduk Ngadau Nabawan 2008

Ms. Clayrina Liew, Unduk Ngadau Semporna 2008

Ms. Emily Majil, Unduk Ngadau Tambunan 2008

Ms. Mailin Julmin, Unduk Ngadau Tongod 2008

Ms. Stance Wong, Unduk Ngadau Labuan WP 2008

Ms. Marilyn Cindi John, Unduk Ngadau Matunggong 2008

Ms. Liaty Bt. Ahaya, Unduk Ngadau Sipitang 2008

Ms. Flina Runtum, Unduk Ngadau Likas 2008

Ms. Jilnah Majintal, Unduk Ngadau Banggi 2008

Ms. Leydiani P. Nealdson, Unduk Ngadau Ranau 2008

Ms. Raissey Sinuar, Unduk Ngadau Kota Marudu 2008

Ms. Rosziani Simon, Unduk Ngadau Tenom 2008

Ms. Aloysius Thecla Phillip, Unduk Ngadau Kota Belud 2008

Ms. Sylvia L. Sipayang, Unduk Ngadau Putatan 2008

Ms. Verone Lansu, Unduk Ngadau Keningau 2008

Ms. Audrey Joan Anthonius, Unduk Ngadau Tamparuli 2008

Ms. Florence Masimbin, Unduk Ngadau Kinabatangan 2008

Ms. Jessica Johnderry, Unduk Ngadau Sandakan 2008

Ms. Anne Mary Tan Khan, Unduk Ngadau Klang Valley 2008

Ms. Cecily Gismin, Unduk Ngadau Inanam 2008

Ms. Iris My Peter Jangki, Unduk Ngadau Membakut 2008

Ms. Masyin Madeyok, Unduk Ngadau Pitas

Ms. Jizeresta Jimmy, Unduk Ngadau Bandaraya KK 2008

Ms. Andrea Peter, Unduk Ngadau Tanjung Aru 2008

Ms. Petronella Cherry Benard, Unduk Ngadau Papar 2008

Ms. Deirdre Theseira Joannes, Unduk Ngadau Tuaran 2008

Ms. Stephanie Rodney Chai, Unduk Ngadau Sook 2008

Ms. Leonie Lawrence Gontuni, Unduk Ngadau Penampang 2008

Maybe most of you Sabahan already knew who’s the winner right? But.. have you ever satisfy with the results?? Did your favorite contestant won anything?? or did any of the Unduk Ngadau from your district level awarded to any of the prizes?? No!!! what a pity.. cut the crap, here you can make your own Unduk Ngadau champion. What you need to do is to vote by writing a comment on the comment box. write your 3rd, 2nd and 1st choice and why.. apa lagi, sanang saja bah itu!!

let me make my own vote first..hee!

for more details result on the Unduk Ngadau Grand Final 2008, you can always check out this portal!