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.
KUCHING – The 3rd edition of the Rainforest World Puppet Carnival 2019 will be held on November 11 to 16 at the Auditorium, Old Courthouse, Kuching.
These six days event will showcase unique talents and performances by over 56 puppeteers from 17 countries including Korea, Albania, Brazil, Philippines, Indonesia, Bulgaria, Peru, India, Turkey, China, Romania, Australia, Vietnam, Russia, Argentina, Mexico and Malaysia.
Other than performances, there will also be a puppetry workshop where visitors are welcome to participate and learn more about puppetry conducted by international puppeteers.
The event is a joined collaboration between World Arts Convention together with Society for Arts and Handicraft Sarawak (SAHSA).
MIRI – The 6th edition of Miri Country Music Fest is back on November 22 to 23 at the Coco Cabana, Miri.
Organized by Place Borneo Sdn Bhd, the event will showcase various lineups of local and international country musicians such as Johnny Cash Experience from Germany, Dolly Parton Tribute Act – Diamond Dolly from United Kingdom, Fields from Australia, Casual Ceilidh Band from Europe and Brunei, Joe Ferdinands F&F from Singapore, Os Pombos from Malaysia as well as Lost Soulz, Frankie and His Music Machine, Midnite Busker from Miri, Sarawak.
Other than country music performances, there will also be a lot of food and games as well as souvenirs up for grab.
KOTA SAMARAHAN – The Samarahan Food Festival will be held from November 1 to 11, and will be held at the Summer Shopping Mall in Kota Samarahan.
Organised by the Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS), the festival is back with more exciting traditional cuisines reflecting the various ethnic groups in Sarawak as well as from our neighbouring countries including Indonesia and Thailand.
Besides featuring food, the festival will also showcase various performances by local singers, dancers and cultural troupes, with games, beauty pageants and cooking contests.
KUCHING – The Borneo Highland Padawan Nature Challenge will be held on October 20, 2019 at Borneo Highland Resort, Padawan near the city.
This challenge is particularly for nature lovers, thrill seekers and adventurous individuals, who seek not only to enjoy the beauty of Padawan’s mountain range but also be able to enjoy amazing sceneries towards the Kalimantan, Indonesia’s viewpoint.
Organized by Padawan Municipal Council, this challenge is targeting 300 participants both locally and internationally to compete in the various categories including the 6 km Aman Bridge Fun Run, 10 km Simangas Waterfall Run, 16 km Bung Penrissen Hill Challenge and the 22 km Kalimantan Viewpoint Trail Road.
SIBU – The Bintangor Citrus Festival 2019 will be held from October 19 to 27, in Sibu and will showcase various fruit produce that the district has to offer.
Activities including cooking competition with citrus as its main ingredient, cultural performances, traditional and modern sports competition, beauty pageants, strongmen competition, boat races, poster drawing competition and fishing will also be held.
For more information, contact the Meradong District Office at 6084-693 245.