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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!!

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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.

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The spirit of rice

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The event continues with the traditional dance performance of the Kadazan group.

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The famous bamboo dance performance by Monsopiad Cultural Village dancers

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Beside the cultural dance perfomance, the crowd was entertained by the few of Sugandoi past singers..

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Donna Masinda

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Both them got lovely voice, especially si Donna (my fevret tuh!)

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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

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#1 – Ms. Richelle Audrey J. Jautin

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#2 – Ms. Noemi Halima Dingle Ligunjang

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#3 – Ms. Sharon Walker

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#4 – Ms. Cindy Jessica Frenendez

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#5 – Ms. Elinna Musiun

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#6 – Ms. Elsie R. Marius

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#7 – Ms. Ariel Jezlynda Jimmy

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#8 – Ms. Angena Rubinsin

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#9 – Ms. Patricia Francis Jiolin

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#10 – Ms. Carrie Grace Jaymes

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#11 – Ms. Clarencena Kadius

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#12 – Ms. Anastasha Dina Yahia

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#13 – Ms. Pearl Dianne Petrus

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#14 – Ms. Florencia Shamsudin

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#15 – Ms. Macdelina Masidah

There are 15 contestant battling up for three places at the Grand Final Unduk Ngadau 2009 State Level.

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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.

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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..

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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 :

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From 15 contestants, the jury have selected 7 contestants to proceed to final stages and before the winner announced..

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all contestants again had to faced the final test, is to give a good answer for a very simple question.

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Some of the questions are not that simple actually..

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and before the winner finally announce..

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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 :

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The final 2 :

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and finally the winner for Unduk Ngadau DBKK level..

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Ms. Pearl Dianne Petrus, she also won the ‘Miss Popular 2009’ category.

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Ms. Pearl won the cash prize of RM4000 + a trip to Bali by Air Asia + a hamper from Nestle.

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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.

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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

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Closing ceremony of the Harvest Festival Month 2009 and Crowning of Unduk Ngadau 2009 by Toh Puan Datin Seri Panglima Hajah Dayang Masuyah.

Date : 30 – 31 May 2009
Venue : Kadazandusun Cultural Association, Penampang, Sabah.

What to expect :
Bamboo orchestra, traditional sports, traditional dances, concert Kaamatan, Children Unduk Ngadau competition, Musical theater, Grand Final Unduk Ngadau state level Kaamatan 2009.

Calling all sumandak-sumandak who stay in Kota Kinabalu area, age between sweet 18 – 25 years old with minimum height of 5′ 2” are encourage to participate in the most happening Unduk Ngadau beauty pageant this year.

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First stage selection : 5 May 2009
Venue : First floor, Meeting hall, DBKK
Time : 1300 – 1700

Second stage selection : 8 May 2009
Venue : Hotel Le Meridien, KK
Time : 1900 – 2300

Final stage selection : 14 – 16 May 2009
Venue : Lintasan Deasoka, KK
Time : 1700

3 finalist will automatically represents Kota Kinabalu, Tg. Aru and Likas district which eligible them to go to the Grand Finale Unduk Ngadau Kaamatan 2009 in Penampang this 30th – 31st May 2009.

Get the entry form at DBKK office or download at www.dbkk.gov.com.my
More info about the entry registration :
Mrs. Dorin Datuk Thomas (088-214509)
Mrs. Elizabeth Borubui / Mr. Felix Malangkig / Mrs. Glorie Joseph (088-521800)

photo above :  Unduk Ngadau 2008 KK, Tg. Aru and Likas district

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The Unduk Ngadau 2007, Ms. Jo-Anna Sue Henley Rampas

Unduk Ngadau has long before been practice since the year 1960, and Yong Mee Lan, from Penampang district, was first to be crowned as ‘Miss Kadazan’ the Unduk Ngadau title in 1960. Unduk Ngadau is an annual beauty pageant for the local beauties which held on every 31st of May each year at the Hongkod Koisaan, Penampang, Sabah during the Kaamatan celebration (harvest festivals) . All chosen beauties from each district of Sabah will participate in the contest to try their luck in winning the state-level pageant title. Ms. Jo-Anna Sue Henley Rampas, originally from Tuaran district, has won the Unduk Ngadau title for the year of 2007.

Did you know? Unduk Ngadau formerly known as :
– Miss Kadazan : 1960-1970
– Miss Harvest Festival : 1971-1980
– Ratu Kaamatan : 1981-1990
– Unduk Ngadau : 1991 until now

The two day Unduk Ngadau Kaamatan Festival 2008 last few weeks ago has become a heaven for photographers, me myself have fulled up 3 pieces of 2GB memory cards during the event. Lots of people around, lots of shots have been taken and lots of photo need to be upload..

What I can summarize from my visit is something like this :

A – Favorite Shots
B – Unduk Ngadau Grand Final 2008
C – Sniper mode

Lets start with A – Favorite Shots :

Ooh! soo cute..

OMG!! This one lagi la cute…

Sumandak Ranau..

Lagi sumandak Ranau..

Haa this one I think sumandak Seri Gaya..Workh! Koff! koff!

This tribe seems new to me, swing a real parang is the way how they dance

Haaa.. tengah mau keluar power la that!

Lots of traditional musical instruments played

Wahh!! Never seen like this triple combo Sompoton before.

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Here goes my experimental shots with monochrome mode..

Okay! enough with the sumandak-sumandak already.. and here goes B – Unduk Ngadau Grand Finals 2008 :

The final six..

All contestant had to answer one question before the winner announced.

SMS battle for the crown of Tati Tavanus Celcom.

Juries among the busiest during that day.

Last year’s Unduk Ngadau Champion, Miss Jo-ana Sue Henly Rampas making her appearance to the stage before the result announce..

Tati Tavanus Celcom, Ms. Florence Masimbin – Unduk Ngadau Kinabatangan

6th Runner Up, Ms. AnneMary T. Khan – Unduk Ngadau Klang Valley

5th Runner Up, Ms. Aloysia Thecla Philip – Unduk Ngadau Kota Belud

4th Runner Up, Ms. Verone Lansu – Unduk Ngadau Keningau

3rd Runner Up, Ms. Petronella Cherry Bernard – Unduk Ngadau Papar

2nd Runner Up, Ms. Emily Majil – Unduk Ngadau Tambunan

1st Runner Up, Ms. Florence Masimbin – Unduk Ngadau Kinabatangan

Champion.. Ms. Leonie Lawrence Gontuni Unduk Ngadau Penampang

for more photos of all contestant, you can always cubuk check out here!

and lastly here goes C – Sniper mode :

Oh! Man! I’ve been spotted by NIKON girl..

Hmm.. ada potential for next year Unduk Ngadau.

I’ve been spotted again..

Dato Nazri Aziz, minister in the prime minister’s department also was at the KDCA during the event.

and last but not least one of my favorite SLR function, continuous shooting mode..

Urghh!! I love zoom lenses… Now that’s enough already.. That’s all I can showcase here

Next… Ka’amatan Open House 2008, Padang Bandaran Kota Kinabalu

On the third night, I arrived late only after half the carnival has started, I missed the performance of the ‘Unduk Ngadau’ legend, a show telling people of how the Unduk Ngadau originally started. Lucky that night was just nice, a night without no rain not like the previous two nights. After all everything turn out well as I managed to took few of nice shots..

Finally, here are the final seven that go through from the first round of 12 contestant last thursday.

Ms. Viola G. Julasim

Ms. Kimberly Fay Cathrinus Sham

Ms. Alvira Cora M. Jipinis

Ms. Andrea Peter

Ms. Jizeresta Jimmy

Ms. Noemi Halima Dingle Ligunjang

Ms. Flina Runtum

Before the final results came in, crowds are entertain by the performance of the Sugandoi champion..

Finally, the heat begun when the final three contestant been announce..

When Ms. Andre Peter has been announced to grab the third place, all crowds has already shout who will be the winner.

The final two.. Treng! Teng! Ten! Tenggg!!

Finally.. it was everybody’s favourite, Ms. Jizeresta Jimmy for Kota Kinabalu District level Kaamatan Champion 2008..

1st Place – Ms. Jizeresta Jimmy, 2nd Place – Ms. Flina Runtum (left) and 3rd Place – Ms. Andrea Peter (right)

Ms. Jizeresta Jimmy will be representing Kota Kinabalu district while the second and thrid place will be representing Likas and Tanjung Aru district in the Grand Finale this 30th and 31st May 2008.

until their journey continues at KDCA Penampang for the Grand Finale of Sabah Unduk Ngadau 2008 this weekend.

rest of the results winners :

4th Place – Ms. Alvira Cora M. Jipinis
5th Place – Ms. Noemi Halima Dingle Ligunjang
6th Place – Ms. Kimberly Fay Cathrinus Sham
7th Place – Ms. Viola G. Julasim

for more detail results + info about the carnival, please click here