Friday, June 19, 2015

Dayak Festival to feature renowned artists

KUCHING: The Dayak Cultural Festival (DCF) this weekend will feature an art and tattoo exhibition by renowned Dayak artists, cultural shows and various traditional delicacies from throughout Borneo.

To be held at the Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA) centre at Jalan Kumpang, organisers Sarawak Dayak Graduates Association (SDGA) and Dayak National Congress (DNC) are inviting the public to experience the best that Dayak culture has in store.

“The main objective of this DCF is to promote Dayak culture and arts, to create a platform to display and market Dayak products while establishing a channel to forge wider cooperation and collaboration among Borneo Dayak communities.

“During this cultural festival, there are good participation from Dayak Kalimantan and Dayak Kadazandusun from Sabah,” SDGA president Dr Dusit Jaul told The Borneo Post yesterday.

“Guests coming for this DCF will be feted with rich varieties and uniqueness of Dayak culture that we have been famous for.”

Art enthusiasts can admire the works of Sylvester Jussem, Petrus Wilfred, Melton Kais, Narong Daun, John Bosco and Brendan Johnny from today at the Dayak Artists Art Exhibition.

Those participating in the Dayak Tattoo Expo include Ernesto Kalum of Borneo HeadHunters Tattoo and Piercing, Robert Mayau of Borneo Native and Western Tattoo, and artists from Borneo Tattoo Ink.

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