The Borneo International Beads conference will be held on October 13 to 15, at the old Courthouse in Kuching.
The conference aims to increase awareness on the centuries-old craft of beads and beading in Sarawak and Borneo, with stories, myths and history of beadwork in Sarawak to be discussed.
There will also be hands-on bead making and bead working workshops where participants can learn the traditional means of making beads from polymer clay as well as the different traditional and cultural designs in which beads are used.
Showcased in the conference will also be modern fashion incorporating traditional beadwork.
For more information, visit https://sarawaktourism.com/v2/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BIBCO-2017-Brochure.pdf