The 3 days Karnival Tadau Kaamatan KK City Unduk Ngadau 2009 was held at Lintasan Deasoka, Kota Kinabalu from 14th to 16th May which was officiated by Y.B Datuk Masidi Manjun, The Culture & Environment minister.
Day 1 :
The event start with an opening speech by the Y.B Datuk Masidi Manjun and later by Datuk Iliyas Ibrahim, the Kota Kinabalu City Mayor.
The spirit of rice
The event continues with the traditional dance performance of the Kadazan group.
The famous bamboo dance performance by Monsopiad Cultural Village dancers
Beside the cultural dance perfomance, the crowd was entertained by the few of Sugandoi past singers..
Both them got lovely voice, especially si Donna (my fevret tuh!)
But compare to all singers that perform, no one can beat this uncle, he really knows how to perform the crowd.. he rocks!!
and later that evening, when it comes to the introduction of KK City level Unduk Ngadau 2009 contestants, all the crowds are getting really excited.. me as well
#1 – Ms. Richelle Audrey J. Jautin
#2 – Ms. Noemi Halima Dingle Ligunjang
#3 – Ms. Sharon Walker
#4 – Ms. Cindy Jessica Frenendez
#5 – Ms. Elinna Musiun
#6 – Ms. Elsie R. Marius
#7 – Ms. Ariel Jezlynda Jimmy
#8 – Ms. Angena Rubinsin
#9 – Ms. Patricia Francis Jiolin
#10 – Ms. Carrie Grace Jaymes
#11 – Ms. Clarencena Kadius
#12 – Ms. Anastasha Dina Yahia
#13 – Ms. Pearl Dianne Petrus
#14 – Ms. Florencia Shamsudin
#15 – Ms. Macdelina Masidah
There are 15 contestant battling up for three places at the Grand Final Unduk Ngadau 2009 State Level.
There will be a winner of ‘Miss Popular 2009’ to a contestant that received the highest number of flower bouquets worth RM10, RM50 and RM100, while the ‘Tati Tavanus Celcom’ winner determined by a total SMS votes from the public which will be announce on the day 3
Day 2 : The final battle for Sugandoi 2009 Api-Api level.
and the winner goes to Rifanzie who will proceed to the Grand Finale Sungandoi 2009 at KDCA.
Day 3 :
On Day 3, the event continued with an opening short theater story telling of the Unduk Ngadau legend..
Before the event proceed to the final stage, all VIPs are invited to perform a ‘sumazau’ dance with the Unduk Ngadau contestant and I must say, The Mayor really had good taste la.
The final 7 :
From 15 contestants, the jury have selected 7 contestants to proceed to final stages and before the winner announced..
all contestants again had to faced the final test, is to give a good answer for a very simple question.
Some of the questions are not that simple actually..
and before the winner finally announce..
Ms. Jizeresta Jimmy, the Unduk Ngadau KK City level 2008 making an appearance to the stage to hand over the Unduk Ngadau crown.
and The final 3 was announced :
The final 2 :
and finally the winner for Unduk Ngadau DBKK level..
…Ms. Pearl Dianne Petrus, she also won the ‘Miss Popular 2009’ category.
Ms. Pearl won the cash prize of RM4000 + a trip to Bali by Air Asia + a hamper from Nestle.
The 1st place winner will be presenting DBKK while 2nd place winner, Ms. Elinna Musiun will represent Likas and 3rd place winner, Ms. Elsie R. Marius will represent Tg. Aru level, all three of them will join the other 36 Unduk Ngadau contestant from each level for the grand finale Unduk Ngadau State Level 2009.
Overall winners :
1st place : Ms. Pearl (Miss Popular 2009)
2nd place : Ms. Elinna Musiun
3rd place : Ms. Elsie R. Marius
4th place : Ms. McDelina
5th place : Ms. Clerencena Kadius
6th place : Ms. Richelle Audery J. Jautin (Best Costume 2009)
7th place : Ms. Cindy Jessica Frenendez
Ms. Patricia (Tati Tavanus Celcom)
Ms. Angena Rubinsin (Creative Design)
Check out last year’s winners :
Kota Kinabalu District Level Kaamatan Carnival 2008 – Part 1
Kota Kinabalu District Level Kaamatan Carnival 2008 – Part 2
Kota Kinabalu District Level Kaamatan Carnival 2008 – Part 3