KOTA KINABALU: Mystical Sabah will be the theme for the month-long Sabah Fest cultural extravaganza from May 1.
State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said it would showcase the rituals of Sabah’s indigenous folk, particularly the Dusun-Lotud people of Tuaran.
There would be a show highlighting some of Sabah’s ethnic groups through traditional songs and dances combined with a display of rarely seen rituals and scenes of their daily lives.
A special segment on the tamu culture of Sabah would also be showcased at the annual fest, Masidi said.
He said that in the olden days, a sacrificial offering was made before the start of a tamu to ward off unwanted incidents such as cheating.
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