Posts Tagged ‘Cultural’

Event | 4th Sabah International Folklore 2009

Event: 5th Sabah International Folklore 2010
Date: 19th – 26th July 2010
Venue: Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang, Sabah Borneo Malaysia.

Sabah Local Dance Competition Part 1 & Part 2 : 21st – 22nd july 2010 at 7pm
International dance Competition Part 1 & Part 2 : 24th – 25th July 2010 at 8pm
Ticket fee: First class (RM50), Adult (RM30), Children (RM10)

Gala Nite at Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysian Borneo
23rd July 2010 at 8pm – 10.30pm

What to expect: 19 international Dance group will be performing and compete to gain the title.

Those who have missed last years’ event, you can always check them out HERE!

ps: ehooooo.. Singapore dance troups datang agi nih yang bikin siok nih..

The biggest cultural celebration is coming again, don’t miss the Sabah Fest Extravaganza 2010 fiesta with this year’s theme legend, Arung Salimah.

SABAH FEST 2009 – Cultural Extravaganza
Date : 1st May – 2nd May 2010
Venue : Magella Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Handicraft + Food Showcase : 10:00 am – 22:00 pm
Cultural Extravaganza show : 07:00 pm

What to expect: Cultural performance, cultural song and traditional dances, local music, traditional fashion, local food and product display, local handicrafts, local artist product, sumandaks..

Once again you will have the opportunity to get your signature made ‘Sabahan Tattoo’ done at Monsopiad Cultural Village.. to those who missed this exhibition before, here is your chance!

Tattoo Exhibition
Date : Every 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th of January 2010
Venue : Monsopiad Cultural Village, Kg. Kuai, Kandazon, Putatan, Sabah

Contact person : 088- 774337 / 088-761336

Read previous post about Tattoo Exhibition at Monsopiad Cultural Village!


To those that didn’t make it to the Sabah Fest 2009 Cultural Extravaganza 2009 last last week which was held at the Magellan Sutera Harbor Resort, here I’ve published some photos from the cultural events for you guys to see..

Bah! enjoy kamurang!

The event start on 2nd May till 4th May 2009, which was usually to be held only for two days, but since the new PM planned to come on Monday, the event extended for 3 days..


On the morning session, the event start with handicrafts and food exhibition which started at 10.00am.


A spiritual ritual dummy set for the exhibition.


Stall displaying Sabah hand-made handicrafts.



The Rungus costume rich with colorful beads.


Sompoton, traditional musical instruments in Sabah.


Sompoton usually played by the Kadazan tribe.


Can this be consider as sompoton + saxophone = somsophone?


The Bajau tribe are very skillful in craftsmanship.


Sabahan products sale at cheaper price, Tenom coffee.


Borneo chocolates..


Some collections of Sabah artworks by the local Sabahan artists.


Some stalls are open for live Portrait + Caricature drawing.


One of the interesting stall displaying Sabah arts I found in this year Sabah fest exhibition would probably this stall, selling Stone Painting.


With using an acrylic, the stones looks very impressive.


Which I must say can be a very unique souvenirs while you in Sabah.


These are the artists behind those impressive artworks.


They are known as the Mayuri House, the place where you can buy collections of Sabah arts.


Mayuri House of Art also providing art class from kids to adult level.


Look at these sketches which I thought mcm gambar suda nih!


Rafflesia flower..


Meet the available bachelor artists, Ramel and Alan. These two talented young gentlemen can be reach at Mayuri House of Art


This is Rufinah, a Rungus women from Kudat, saying that the sketching of that  old man in that photo is actually her 80 years old grand father.


Highlights :
As the time was around 7pm, some of the visitors and VIP guests started to enter to the main ballroom for the event highlights which was the cultural dance performance by the cultural groups of Sabah.


One of the VVIPs that present that night was Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Pairin Kitingan and wife.


The show begun..


The Bajau Semporna.



Urang kita..


The Bajau Tuaran




Fauziah Gambus



The Rungus beauty


Murut warior..





The Dusun Lotud of Tuaran.


At the end of the show, as usual all visitors are welcome to join the cultural dance.


Sabahan faces..









Hope you guys enjoy the photos, more will coming soon!


If you have NOT seen the Sabah Fest 2008 – Harmony & Diversity, feel free to check them out!

It’s time for the opening of the grand + most anticipated cultural event in the land below the wind!


SABAH FEST 2009 – Cultural Extravaganza
Date : 2nd May – 4th May 2009
Venue : Magella Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Handicraft + Food Exhibition : 1000 am – 2200 pm
Cultural Extravaganza show : 0800 pm

Purchase your ticket at Sabah Tourism Board + Sri Pelancongan, also sold at the entrance to the venue at Magellan Grand Ballroom.

Come + feel the cultural Journey!!

Three ladies wearing a ‘Murut’ costume at Monsopiad Cultural Village.

Murut people are one of the Sabah’s largest ethnic community living in the southwest interior of Sabah, east Malaysia. The Muruts are devided into two subgroups, Tagol and Timugon and ussually can be found in a districts of Keningau, Tenom and Nabawan Pensiangan.

source : Wikipedia

Titian Seni Sarawak & Sabah
06 March – 06 April 2008

For art enthusiasts, come and see some of the latest masterpieces of Sabah”s well-known artists in this annual exhibition.

Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Tel : +6088 268875
Fax : +6088 210040
Email Contact :

Luyang Ang Pow Festival
17 February 2008

Foh Sang, Luyang, a suburban district located some 10-minutes from the KK City Centre, will be having their own Pesta Ang Pow this month. Known for its strong Chinese community, come and celebrate the Chinese New Year festivities in Luyang.

Organiser : Sabah Progressive Party
Contact : Datuk Richard Yong We Kong, Secretary-General
Tel : +6088 242107
Fax : +6088 249188
Email Contact :

Gaya Street Ang Pow Festival
16 February 2008

Kota Kinabalu’s favourite street comes alive this month with the merriment of the Gaya Street Pesta Ang Pow. Visit the various booths and enjoy the performances lined-up for your entertainment. A great outing for friends and family in the spirit of the Chinese New Year!

Organiser : Sabah Progressive Party
Contact : Datuk Richard Yong We Kong, Secretary-General
Tel : +6088 242107
Fax : +6088 249188
Email Contact :

City Cultural Extravaganza 2008
03 – 05 February 2008

City Cultural Extravaganza is one of the highlights during the Kota Kinabalu City 8th Anniversary Celebration. This event to be held from 3rd to 5th February 2008 at Chancellor Hall, University Malaysia Sabah, is themed the ‘Celebration of Rhythm, Culture, and Lights”. The cultural bash will promise a colourful and entertaining perfomances from Brazil, Spain, Kenya, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, Poland and Ukraine, other than featuring local performers.

Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Counsel
Venue : Chancellor Hall, University Malaysia Sabah
Tel : +6088 521800

Watch out for free dance preview of the international troupes during the City Street Parade on :
– 2nd February 2008
– 7.00 pm at Promenade Boulevard

For more information please call Kota Kinabalu City Hall at 088-521800 or contact persons:-

Felix : +6019-8218007
Fauziahton : +6013-8643037
Syron : +6016-8181574
Johaini : +6019-8217636

Culture Carnival Sabah State Level
26 – 27 January 2008

Witness and enjoy the unique and authentic cultural show / exhibition

Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Venue : Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu
Tel : +6088 250875
Contact : Ivy Yap / Rosnah Ali


  • Cultural / Arts performances & exhibition
  • Exhibition & selling handycraft
  • Traditional thanksgiving ritual
  • Carnival Talent: singing competition
  • Drawing competition & demonstration
  • Opening Ceremony officiate by Chief Minister of Sabah
  • Culture Night with Linda AF2, Adam AF2, Ekin AF3, Abu Bakar Ellah, Clarice J. Matha, Evaritus Gungkit & many more