Thursday, May 13, 2010

Kaamatan best avenue to unite people

Kota Kinabalu: Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival) provides the best avenue to unite the people of various races and backgrounds in the state, Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said.

He said the festival not only feature cultural events but also various other programmes involving the cultures and traditions of the people in the state.

"Through these programmes, we will be able to see up close our cultural heritage apart from giving opportunities to tourists to experience the state's unique traditions," he said when opening the Kota Kinabalu Pesta Kaamatan in Lintasan Deasoka here Wednesday night.

He said the festival, celebrated throughout the month of May, would also help spur the tourism industry and encourage growth in the services sector.

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2718 said...

This is the uniqueness of Sabah, we must continue to preserve and protect this uniqueness. we should look our racial and ethnic diversity as a catalyst for political stability, economic and social that we enjoyed over the years.

POP said...

Yes i truly blessed for being a Sabahan. People from other countries enjoys Sabah so much that they even learn about our culture, our language and so on. We should be thankful and hope for better thing to come.

Paquin said...

Sabah jugalah yang paling best :P
Proud to be Sabahan :)