KAPIT – The annual Baleh-Kapit Raft Safari 2020 will be a happening event in Kapit Town come April 3 to 5.
Marking its 25th year since its inaugural event in 1996, the safari take paddlers from Rumah Ansi, Nanga Sepajie at Sungai Majau, the starting point to Sarawak’s last frontier town of Kapit and along Malaysia’s longest river, the Rejang river.
Participants will get a chance to compete in five main categories namely Men’s Bamboo Open and Closed categories, Women’s Bamboo Open, Mixed Free Style and Paddle Boat
Organized by the Tourism Task Group (TTG) Kapit and Kapit Resident Office, the event celebrates the importance of river as an important mean of transportation in the past before roads were constructed.
Miri – The Miri Afrolatin Fiesta 2020 will be held on February 27 to March 1 at the Eastwood Valley Gold and Country Club, Miri.
Celebrating its fourth edition, the organiser, La Danz Fitness and Dance Studio will parade international dance artistes from USA, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Luxembourg, Kenya and Australia who will also conduct dance workshops in Miri.
KUCHING – Sarawak is honoured to host the 21st Asia Masters Athletics Championship which will be held on December 2 to 6 at Stadium Sarawak, Petra Jaya Kuching.
This event is expected to bring more than 3,500 veteran athletes from over 40 countries from outside Asia competing in five categories open for men and women.
Organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Sarawak, this event showcases the efforts taken by the various organisations to give gratitude and appreciation towards veterans who may not be able to be as active before, but they still have that spirit of sportsmanship.
KUCHING – The 2nd edition of Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East Asian Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Budayaw Festival of Arts and Culture will be held on November 19 to 23 in the city.
Aimed to strengthen the bonds within the regional member countries through cultural exchange, this event will showcase the different celebrations, arts and culture from multi-cultural population of the four-member countries of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
The five-day event will feature colloquium, musical performances, photo exhibitions, lectures, tourism expo, fashion shows, food and crafts display, outdoor concerts and traditional games from every regional member countries.
To intensify the festive spirit, special tour packages are also set to awe visiting guests and tourists.