Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Borneo cultural festival in Temburong, Brunei

By Achong Tanjong

The cultural heritage of Borneo will be showcased at the Borneo Ethnic Cultural Festival 2006 from August 25 to 27 at the District Community Hall near Bangar town, Temburong.

The three-day festival, held in conjunction with His Majesty's 60th birthday celebration, is also part of efforts to attract visitors, and promote the district as a tourist destination.

Borneo tribal dance performances and traditional instruments and colourful attires and costumes will also be showcased.

Other activities lined-up for the show include an expo, bazaar sale of handicrafts products and a traditional food festival.

Participants come from Borneo-Sarawak, Sabah, Kalimantan and host Brunei.

The event is sponsored by the Tourism Development Department, and Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources and organised by Temburong Cultural and Tourism Committee in collaboration with the Temburong district office.

Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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