Kuching will be hosting the second Budayaw Festival, a BIMP-EAGA Festival celebrating the cultures of the different countries, featuring the diversity of creative expressions of cultural masters and artists while raising awareness and fostering appreciation on the landscapes, life-scapes, and aspirations of the peoples of the region.
The five-day festival is composed of various lectures, workshops, performances, shows, exhibits, and other events.
During the festival, participants will witness the iconic markers of the region through interactive exhibition. Lectures and fora are set to discuss the tensions of tradition and modernity embedded in the images of the region.
Visual artists and craftsmen will display their art installations and perform their crafts and works of art before the crowds.
To make the whole experience even more immersive, special tour packages are set to awe visiting guests and tourists.