Asia Music Festival 2013 Line-Up | Sarawak Malaysia Borneo

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Here is a musical genre brief of the thirteen (13) bands and artistes who will perform at Asia Music Festival. The style of music is essentially fusion; combining elements of tradition into main stream. Anthony Dassan  Chennai, India Contemporary Tamil Folk songs and dances   Bob Yusof Malaysia Malay Pop Boy Thai Band  Bangkok, Thailand  Classical Thai with modern sounds ...

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Sarawak Shines at the 2013 Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) Awards

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Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) overcame strong challenges to become a finalist in the prestigious Travel Trade Gazette Awards within the Destination of the Year category.Joining some of the travel industry’s biggest players, our destination - Sarawak - was celebrated for its significant achievements in the trade at the winners’ ceremony on 10th September.2013 marked Sarawak Tourism Board’s first year at the awards and the first year to be named – a ...

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Colours and Fireworks at the Kuching Waterfront | Malaysia Day 2013

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The Kuching Waterfront will be a sight to behold come 15th September when a parade of gaily decorated boats will take place on this eve of Malaysia Day. Watch the iconic river taxis - the 'penambang' - dressed up for the occasion. Kids will be mesmerised by the myriad colours and the spectacle of multi-coloured water vessels in one area will be attractive to anyone. And shutterbugs will be busy with their settings to capture the killer night s...

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Harvesting edible bird’s nests at Niah National Park, Miri Sarawak

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The Niah National Park's caves is important for the local communities, with edible bird's nest and guano collection providing valuable employment and income. Archaeologically, it was a major centre of human settlement as early as 40,000 years ago, and features one of the world’s largest cave entrances. Palaeolithic and Neolithic burial sites, and iron-age cave paintings.   The cavernous entrance of Niah Cave at Niah Natio...

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SuperStar Aquarius making Bintulu, Sarawak a regular port of call

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The cruise ship will make her maiden port of call at Bintulu Port on November, 12, 2013 10am. Bintulu, Sarwak is one of the three stops for Star Cruises' first ever 4D/3N cruise off the western coastline of Borneo. The other two ports of call are Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and Brunei's Bandar Seri Begawan. We are excited that travellers to this region of Borneo will enjoy a different destination experience; cruising the western coastline of  B...

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Ben Fogle’s Sarawak Adventures – Tribal Arts and Food Adventure

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