Friday, January 11, 2013

Sarawak Cultural Village to host World Harvest Festival once again

KUCHING: Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) will once again play host to the World Harvest Festival (WHF) on May 3, 4 and 5.

It is held to commemorate the unique Gawai or Harvest Festival. Previously known as the ‘Gawai Tourism Night’, this year will be the ninth year SCV organise this auspicious event. In this year’s three days, two nights festival, the Ethnic Beauty Pageant, Miss World Harvest Festival 2013, will revolve around the Orang Ulu community theme.

A total of 15 beauties will vie for the title of ‘Miss World Harvest Festival 2013’.

The ethnic beauty pageant adds colours to the whole unique traditional show. Last year, a 20-year-old Iban Kayan lass Magrina Awing George, won the pagent.

SCV will hold a spot promotion at the ground floor of Riverside Shopping Complex on Jan 12, 13, 19 and 20, in search of interested ladies aged between 18 and 27 to join the pageant. The form also can be downloaded from WHF official website or ‘Miss World Harvest Festival Facebook page.’

All applicants must submit their forms together with two copies of recent passport size colour photographs to SCV before Feb 2.

The audition for Miss World Harvest Festival 2013 will be held on Feb 2 at ‘The Club’, Riverside Majestic Hotel Kuching. Only 15 finalists will be selected for the grand Final.