Friday, June 08, 2007

Envoys get a taste of Sarawak's Gawai

SIBU: Not everyone gets the opportunity to visit a longhouse on his or her first visit to Sarawak.

But Patricio Torres, Chile’s Ambassador to Malaysia, managed to visit not just one but 10 longhouses during Sarawak’s Gawai Dayak, the harvest festival of the Iban community, which is celebrated on June 1 every year.

Russia’s Ambassador to Malaysia, Alexander A. Karahava, who came on the second day of the Gawai, managed to visit four longhouses.

Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Envoys get a taste of Sarawak's Gawai

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