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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..

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Following by the celebration of  the Sabah Fest 2009 – Cultural Extravaganza show at Magellan Sutera recently, Sabah Museum continues the cultural celebration of Sabah Fest at Heritage Village (4 – 11 May), where there were live displays of authentic age-old rituals and diverse ethnic cultural practices and also traditional dance by several ethnic groups of Sabah.

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Those who again missed the annual Sabah multi culture show, you may enjoy some of the photos I took during that panas day..

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The Heritage Village is open everyday from 9am – 5pm, but only during the harvest festival in May you have the chance to witness various number of cultural show here.

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Lotud house

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The Dusun Lotud

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Bisaya house

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Chinese house

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There also Tidong mock traditional weddings displayed at Suluk House.

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Matod, a traditional wedding ceremony of the Dusun Lotud.

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The Kadazandusun of Papar perform their ritual Thanksgiving ceremony called, Adat Babadai.

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Beside the cultural ritual and dance show, there are some live demo of  the exotic and rich Sabah hand-made handicrafts.

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The high priestess of the Kadazandusun

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There are actually more traditional houses inside the Heritage Village like Brunei, Rungus, Bajau which I didn’t have enough time to visit that day, hope kamurang enjoy the photos la 😉

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