Danu Lake Festival 2020

April 3 To 5, 2020

SERIAN – The annual Danu Lake Festival will be held on April 3 to 5, 2020 at Danu Lake, Serian.

The festival started in 2018 which aimed to promote the beauty of the lake and enhance the economy of the local community in Serian.

Among the activities include kayaking, tug of war, duck catching, food fairs, exhibitions, beauty pageant, Pentas Rakyat and many more.

For more information, visit the official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Pesta-Tasik-Danu-Serian-176613146337554/

Photo shows the winners for the Danu Lake Beauty Pageant 2018.
Photo shows the winners for the Danu Lake Beauty Pageant 2018.

 

Borneo Music Festival Live 2020

April 10 & 11, 2020

KUCHING – The Borneo Music Festival Live 2020 will be held on April 10 and 11, at the Sarawak Cultural Village.

Experience a whole new level of music performances with Alan Walker, DJ Soda, DJ Alexis Grace, Nicole Chen, DJ Venom C, Moski Love, LiveFast DieYoung, Alex X, Rynn Lim, ThomasJack and Priscilla Abby.

For more information on ticket admission, visit the official Facebook page on https://www.facebook.com/BMFL2020/.

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Baleh Kapit Raft Safari 2020

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.

Photo shows one of participating groups during the Baleh Kapit Raft Safari 2009.
Photo shows one of participating groups during the Baleh Kapit Raft Safari 2009.

Miri Afrolatin Fiesta 2020

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.

For more information, contact Safrina Othman at Tel no +60 63700 085 or visit the official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/miriafrolatinfiesta/.

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Bario Trail Run 2020

June 13, 2020

BARIO – The annual Bario Trail Run will be held on June 13, 2020 where runners will be taken deep into the rainforest to explore the beauty of Bario highland, home to the Kelabit community in Sarawak.

Suitable for all level of trail runners, the 50 km trail is set through villages, pristine forests, rice fields and passing many longhouses of the Kelabit people who populated the highlands.

The trails will follow among others, buffalo and hunting trails and also those that are being used by the local communities.

For more information, contact Julian Rang at +6011-25081114 or visit Bario Trail Run official Facebook page at @bariotrailrun.

BARIO TRAIL RUN

Sibu Tower Run 2020

March 8, 2020

SIBU – The Sibu Municipal Council Office will be hosting the Sibu Tower Run 2020 which will be held on March 8, next year at Wisma Sanyan in Sibu.

Organized by MPI Alumni Association, the event is open to individuals aged 16 years old and above with four running categories; men open, women open, men veteran and women veteran.

The runners will run up the staircase of Sibu’s tallest building which stands at 126m in height and with 627 steps in total.

For more details, please contact Mr. Willie at +6012-8852460.

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Sibu Bike Week 2019

SIBU – The 9th edition of Sibu Bike Week will be held on December 6 to 8, 2019 at Dataran Tun Tuanku Bujang Phase 2, Sibu.

Organised by Razz Chopper Motor Club, this event will witness the gathering of bike enthusiasts who are into high-powered machines as well as cars and also skateboards and BMX bicycles.

For more information, visit Razz Chopper Motor Club Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Razz-Chopper-Msia-162072140612756/.

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21st Asia Masters Athletics Championship

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.

For more information and details on participations, visit http://www.amackuching2019.com/.

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8th MIRI INTERNATIONAL DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

NOVEMBER 24, 2019

MIRI – The 8th Miri International Dance Championship will be held on November 24 at the Eastwood Valley Golf and Country Club, Miri.

Hosted by Broadway Dance Studio, this event will showcase unique talents and creativity from dancers from all over the world.

The event is expected to be judged by professionals from the World Dance Council of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Germany, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Malaysia.   

Various dance genres will be staged including waltz, tango, slow foxtrot, Viennese waltz, Latin American dances such as cha-cha, jive, samba, rumba and double paso.

For more information and details, visit the Miri International Dance Championship official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Miridancechampionship/ or contact 6085-421 886.

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2nd BIMP-EAGA BUDAYAW FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND CULTURE

NOVEMBER 19 TO 23, 2019

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.

For more information and details, visit the Budayaw Official Website at https://budayaw.com/

Photo shows one of the weavers from BIMP region with her weaving at  Budayaw Festival 2017.
Photo shows one of the weavers from BIMP region with her weaving at Budayaw Festival 2017.