THE recent Borneo Cultural Festival at the Town Square in Sibu was a cultural potpourri and an eye-opener for first-time visitors.
The nine-day, Sarawak-tourism-calendar event hosted on an elaborate scale by the Sibu Municipal Council impressed many locals.
Besides showcasing Sarawak’s rich cultural heritage, the festival offered lots of entertainment and fun through traditional games, a Dayak beauty queen and warrior pageant, karaoke and singing contests, talent and fashion shows.
The staging of a traditional Malay wedding and a Chinese opera were rare.
Food lovers were pampered with a choice of specialities and delicacies from the Chinese community.
The trade show featuring dozens of booths was a crowd puller.
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