Posts Tagged ‘Gaya’

Apa kabar smua urang2 Sabah?
Today’s post is a bit different as I’m showing you guys some of Sabah’s early days photos, some of you might have seen these photos but for those (including me) I just couldn’t stop to post this and share to all of you.. Special thanks to one of Made In Sabah’s loyal readers + supporters from Klang KL, Ms. Hidayati for the effort and time to scanned + emailed me the photos for us here to share..

Jesselton (which now is known as Kota Kinabalu) was found by the British North Borneo Company in 1899 by Henry Walker as the Land Commisioner.

Jesselton-view-from-Signal-Hill-1909Jesselton view from Signal Hill in 1909. Can anyone spot the ‘Atkinson Clock Tower’

Jesselton 1903Jesselton in year 1903. Gaya island is just up ahead as you can see on the background.

Kampung-Air,-Jesselton-1905-Kampung Air, Jesselton in year 1905

HistoricalSabah-Community&Society All photos scanned from a book of National History Publication (Borneo) titled ‘Historical Sabah – Community & Society’ by Danny Wong Zee Ken

By looking at these photos, just keep me thinking that time is running really fast.. enjoy your live while you still can and preserve your mother heritage!

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 : sappkk@streamyx.com

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 : sappkk@streamyx.com