SARAWAK recently launched a year–long celebration to mark its 45th anniversary of independence starting off with a grand and colourful show.
Themed Sarawak’s Progress in Malaysia, the celebration was launched at the State Stadium in Kuching by Governor Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng, with Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud and other state Cabinet members in attendance.
They were welcomed into the stadium by dancers in traditional costumes who the carried past and present Sarawak flags.
Thousands of performers took to the field to put on dance and drama presentations depicting the state’s history and rich cultural heritage.
Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Start of year-long festivities to mark Sarawak’s freedom