SIBU: A Maori cultural troupe from New Zealand will be here to perform at the Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) 2009.
The presence of the troupe was based on the theme of the BCF which is Beauty in Ethnic Diversity, Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) Deputy Chairman, Daniel Ngieng said.
It was the council’s intention by inviting the troupe here to highlight some local production as well as some foreign ones, he said.
Speaking at a press conference after chairing a meeting for the event yesterday, he said the Council was confident that BCF 2009 would be a grandeur event for the town as it was also jointly promoting the Visit Sibu Year this year.
Daniel said this year’s BCF would be the eighth in the series and would take place from July 3-11 at the Town Square.
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