5 things you must experience in Niah National Park: fulfill your archaeological dreams

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We’ve introduced many national parks in Sarawak, but this time we will tell you about Niah national park. This park has an amazing  environment with its own ecosystem of plants and animals. There is even a special archaeological site where human remains were discovered.  Niah National Park is located northeast of Sarawak, about 110 km from Miri. The entrance to the main cave alone is said to be large enough to fit a few Notre Dame Cathedrals. ...

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Get to know more about Sarawak’s Tasik Biru festival!

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In the previous article, we mentioned the beautiful diving destinations Sarawak has to offer. Everyone knows there are many water sports activities in Sarawak, and that various water sports competitions are held annually- among them  the Tasik Biru Festival. The Tasik Biru Festival The Tasik Biru Festival is held at Bau’s giant man-made lake-Tasik Biru. The surrounding here is full of greenery, and the reflection of the mountain in the lake add...

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STB wins WTM World Responsible Tourism Award

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Rainforest World Music Festival & Borneo Jazz Festival named as the ‘One to Watch’ by WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2021 KUCHING – The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) and Borneo Jazz Festival (BJF) virtual experiences organised by Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), was recently named as the ‘One to Watch’ by WTM Responsible Tourism Awards 2021. Open to four regions (Africa, India, Latin America and the Rest of the World), the awards...

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STB Launches Photography and Videography Competition

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Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) today launched its very first photography and videography competition, to celebrate the power of art and creativity, in showcasing the beauty and uniqueness of Sarawak. Themed, ‘Sarawak, a Journey Awaits’, the competition is open to all Malaysians nationwide beginning today until 30 November 2021. All materials submitted must be recent, no more than three years old. All entries must capture Sarawak’s culture, ad...

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Sarawak Tourism Players Attend WTM London 2021

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  KUCHING, 8th November 2021 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) along with 10 local travel and tour operators will be participating in WTM Virtual London, the annual global travel market via a virtual Sarawak stand housed in Waterfront Hotel from 8th-9th November 2021.  The participation which echoes STB’s continuous effort to increase Sarawak’s visibility presents an opportunity for local industry players to network with trade buyers a...

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Sarawak Textiles

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Let the colours and motifs of Sarawak blow you away as you learn the cultural significance behind  Sarawak textiles. Sarawak’s pride and backbone is its united and diverse multiracial community. And with that, comes a myriad of cultural touchpoints, heritage and unique wonders—all waiting to be discovered. Lets dive deeper into Sarawak textiles - pua kumbu, keringkam and Sarawak Malay songket - and the stories behind these ti...

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