Friday, July 16, 2010

Borneo Cultural Fest to kick off tonight in Sibu

SIBU: A parade featuring nine contingents will be the curtain raiser to this year’s Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF) that begins tonight.

Second Finance Minister and Minister of Environment and Public Health Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh will lead the parade tonight at 7pm at the Chuang Corridor.

The contingents are the flags contingent, army band, distinguished guests, Tradex, Dayak group, Malay/Melanau group, Catholic High School brass band, Chinese group and lion/dragon dance troupes.

The various communities joining the parade will showcase their traditional costumes.

The BCF, which ends on July 25, is an annual event organised by the Sibu Municipal Council.

Council’s deputy chairman Daniel Ngieng told a press conference yesterday that he expected the event to bustle up the town.

He said immediately after the parade, the official opening ceremony would be held at the Town Square phase II about 8pm.

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