Friday, June 22, 2012

Borneo Cultural Festival to feature exciting Malay/Melanau events

SIBU: A host of exciting events will be held on the Malay/Melanau stage at the forthcoming Borneo Cultural Festival (BCF), July 6-15, at the Sibu Town Square.

Coordinator of the Malay/Melanau programmes, Awang Ali Bahar, said stage entertainment would be presented by Kaswari Cultural & Arts Group on July 6; Sibu Arts Academy on July 7 and Sibu Melanau Association on July 8.

“The official launching ceremony for the BCF Malay Melanau Stage 2012 will be held on July 8 evening with Nangka assemblyman Dr Annuar Rapaee officiating,” he told a press conference recently.

Sibu Melanau Association president Drahman Jabar and vice- president Dayang Rohayah Awang Yahod were with him at the press conference.

Sibu Arts Academy will have the stage again on July 9-10 while the 9th Brigade RASCOM Camp at Mile 10 Oya Road will have its turn on July 11.