The Enchanting Musical Evening featuring the Yap’s family will be held on February 19th at the Old Courthouse Auditorium at in Kuching at 7:30 p.m.
The talented Yap’s sibling and their families will be holding the concert featuring Yap Ling, Yap Yen, Yap Ting, Yap Ning, Grace Lee, Yap Qin, Yap Yi and Yap Meer with special guest pianist Eugene Clifford Roland Suboh in conjunction with Chinese New Year celebrations.
The concert gives the Yap’s family a chance to collaborate together and to share with the public their love for music, and although they are all performers, this is the first time they will come together and perform a concert as one unit.
The programme offers musical repertoire for all audiences who appreciate traditional Chinese music.
The Riverside Majestic Hotel Astana Wing is now ready to accept booking and currently offering room promotion as part of its opening campaign.
With 272 guest rooms, this new wing has three fully equipped function rooms ideal for events and seminars catering up to 240 persons, 24-hour concierge and a daily cocktail for Penthouse guests at the Penthouse Check-in lounge.
Their Superior Rooms with a city view costing RM180.00 per night while the river view is at RM200.00 and valid until March 31.
An excess of 400 Bornean ethnographic artefacts will be returned to Sarawak early next year from the museum in the Delft, Netherlands which will bolster Sarawak’s artefacts collection.
The symbolic hand-over took place recently between the Deputy Mayor of Delft, Ferrie Forster and the Director of Heritage Delft, Janelle Moerman to Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Hamzah and Director of Sarawak Museum Department Ipoi Datan held at Prinsehof Museum.
Sarawak’s vision in becoming the ‘Global Centre of Bornean Heritage by 2030’ will be greatly aided by this return of heritage artefacts.
Once the artefacts have reached the shores of Sarawak, the Sarawak Museum will be holding an exhibition in the Textile Museum in Kuching to showcase the articles to the public, as the Sarawak State Museum Building is still under restoration and renovations.
Travel agents who are particularly interested in packaging UNESCO World Heritage Sites will be in for a good business potential with the launching of the inaugural Pontianak-Miri direct flight which was launched on December 12.
The combination of the UNESCO’s World Heritage sites of Gunung Mulu in Miri Sarawak and the Borobudur in Jogjakarta, Indonesia will only be a few hours away for tourists to visit, thanks to Express Air Indonesia which provides connection with a stop in Pontianak, Indonesia.
The twice weekly Pontianak-Miri-Pontianak route will be on every Tuesdays and Saturdays with a flight duration of one and a half hours.