Friday, July 30, 2010

Hornbill Fest to preserve ethnic culture

THE Kuala Lumpur Sarawak Heritage Association celebrated its annual Hornbill Festival at the Malaysia Tourist Centre (Matic) recently.

The festival, held for the past two years, is named after the hornbill, a bird native to Sarawak.

The Hornbill Festival which started on July 24 saw several events that made this tourism centre come alive.

It featured Sabah and Sarawak ethnic dances and theater, Kumang and Keling Gawai pageant 2010, Gawai open house dinner and Sabah craft and food bazaar.

Wearing their best traditional outfits, a total of 38 Sabahans and Sarawakians participated in the pageant.

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