Visit to Long Bedian and the Highland Folk Music & Dance Festival

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The Highland Folk Music & Dance Festival is a musical and dance festival that showcases the cultural traditions of the different ethnicities in Sarawak. First held in 2003, the event was organized to attract tourists to Long Bedian and other villages in Tutoh Apoh, as well as to become a platform to introduce traditional music to the younger generation in a vibrant and celebratory way, encouraging them to take up the mantle and continue th...

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DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING & SUNSET CRUISE

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A gateway to the interior of Sarawak, Miri is also known as a coastal city that has interesting diving spots and offers diving opportunities for the complete newbies! Certain dive spots do not require a licence or certification, only some training. Everything from the training to the actual dive happens in one day.    The Anemone Gardens Located just 20 minutes by boat from the Marina bay jetty, this dive spot has a depth ra...

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The Melanau Cultural Experience and the Pesta Kaul

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Mukah, a small town located in the central region of Sarawak always rich with its cultural value. Populated by the majority of Melanau people, Mukah now is a well-develop town/district and well known by its famous “Kaul” festival that celebrated every year. The Melanaus’ are one of the most celebrated ethnic tribes in Sarawak, known for their gentle, loving nature and seafaring skills besides making “Sago” and “Umai” as part of cultural pract...

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Sibu and the Rumah Nyuka Homestay Product Experience

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Sibu is the gateway to central Sarawak, a town rich with culture and tradition, embraced on all sides by nature. It offers many charms, both on the outskirts of the town and within. Spanning just 129.5km², the town is located at the meeting of the Rajang and Igan rivers. The majority of the population are Chinese, mainly Fuzhou, with other ethnic groups like Melanau, Malay and Iban as well. Together, they live in harmony carrying out their cultur...

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Miss World Malaysia 2018 Charity Gala and Coronation Night to be held at BCCK

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The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth & Sports is supporting Miss World Malaysia 2018 to promote its “Beauty With A Purpose” charity mission, and the Charity Gala and Coronation Night will be held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). “Our vision is to lead the advancement of Sarawak’s tourism, arts, culture, youth and sports. We aim to position Sarawak as a premier tourist destination and showcase its unique arts and culture...

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Miss World Malaysia 2018

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The Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth & Sports Sarawak is supporting Miss World Malaysia 2018, with the Charity Gala and coronation night to be held at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). Applications for the prestigious event Miss World Malaysia 2018 are now open. As part of its social mission – “Beauty with a Purpose”, Miss World Malaysia 2018 will be focusing on a charitable mission whi...

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