Sarawak Events’ Calender 2010

Kaul Festival in Mukah 2009

Kaul Festival in Mukah 2009

Sarawak Events’ Calender  2010

  • 17-25 April: Mukah Kaul Festival (Thanksgiving Festival of the Melanau, seafaring community in Mukah) –> Kaul is a traditional festival celebrated by the Melanau living along the coast of central Sarawak region. The festival is a ritual of purification and thanksgiving to the spirit of the sea as well as one of the propitiation for good fortune.
  • 14-15 May: Miri International Jazz Festival.
  • 1-3 June: Irau Aco Lun Bawang (Pesta Lung Bawang) –> this festival is traditionally a celebration of the rice harvest, but now it showcases a variety of Lun Bawang culture and events such as Ruran Ulung (beauty pageant contest) and ngiup suling (bamboo musical instrument band).(in Lawas)
  • 4-6 June: Pesta Babulang (Buffalo Race Festival –> Pesta Babulang is a buffalo race festival which is significant to Bisaya community in Limbang. (Organised by the Bisaya Association and introduced as a tourism event for the area. (in Limbang)
  • 16-25 July: Borneo Cultural Festival –> a week-long celebration of food, music and dances celebrating the diverse cultural background of Borneo community such as Iban (Dayak), Melanau, Malay and Chinese. BCF stands as Sibu biggest tourism event. (in Sibu)
  • 8-11 July: Rainforest World Craft Bazaar (in conjunction with Rainforest World Music Festival) (in Kuching, at Sarawak Cultural Village, Santubong)
  • 9-11 July: Rainforest World Music Festival (Santubong, Kuching)
  • 31 July-2 August: Sarawak Regatta (at Kuching Waterfront)
  • 2 August: Kuching Street Parade (part of Kuching Festival held the whole month of August)
  • 17-22 September: Sarawak Inter-Cultural Moon Cake Festival ( at Carpenter Street, Kuching)
  • 17-26 September: Lantern Festival (Sibu Town Square)
  • 29 September-4 October: Borneo International Kites Festival (at Old Airport Compound, Bintulu)
  • 4-9 October: Borneo International Yachting Challenge (in Miri)

Source from Steve Ling Blog


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