Friday, March 05, 2010

Cultural interchange in Kota Kinabalu

KOTA KINABALU: The lunar new year celebrations in Sabah took on special meaning with the staging of a unique cultural performance.

About 5,000 people packed the University Malaysia Sabah Chancellor’s Hall to catch performances showcasing the cultures of Malaysia and China.

The one-day event organised by the Federation of Chinese Associations Sabah and the China Embassy in Kuala Lumpur saw the staging of unique performances such as Mongolion and Han dances.

The crowd that included Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman and China consul-general Xie Fu Gen were also treated to the Miaozu dance, the first time it was staged in Sabah.

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