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Pesta Babulang 2019

June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Water buffaloes in action.

Think Limbang and festivals and Pesta Babulang comes to mind.

Pesta Babulang is a festival significant to the Bisaya community in Batu Danu, Limbang.  Organized by the Bisaya Association, this annual event is a means to promote tourism for Limbang.

The highlight of the festival is the buffalo race involving teams from Limbang, Sabah and Brunei trying to outrace each other, riding on bare buffalo back along with other activities such as cultural performances, cooking contest, beauty pageant, handicrafts exhibition and lucky draw.

How to get there?

MASWings currently operating daily flights from Miri to Limbang.  To reach the venue, visitor can take a taxi from Limbang town which cost RM50 one way and takes about 45 minutes to reach Batu Danau. Visitor who travel from Brunei will easily find the site as it is only a 15-minute drive from the border of Tedungan, Brunei Darulssalam. If you are driving from Bandar Seri Begawan, here is a map link for general direction.

Contact person

Tel: 085-433202

Email: [email protected]

 

Photo Gallery:

buffalo race

Buffalo Race

Buffalo race decorated floats

Decorated floats

Buffalo Race

Handicraft Exhibition

Buffalo race ratu babulang

Ratu babulang

Learn more about the festival.

Details

Start:
June 7, 2019
End:
June 9, 2019

Venue

Kampung Batu Danau
Limbang, Sarawak Malaysia + Google Map

Organizer

Sarawak Bisaya Association
Contact:
Mr. Henry Madai
Phone:
+6085433202
Fax:
085-432876
Email:
sumatnie@yahoo.co.uk
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