Thursday, July 02, 2015

15 countries to showcase ‘Folklore Weddings’ in Sabah International Folklore Festival

KOTA KINABALU: The 10th Sabah International Folklore Festival (SIFF) will be held from August 10 to 15 at the Penampang Cultural Centre near here.

The theme for this year’s event is ‘Folklore Weddings’.

Sabah Cultural Board manager Datuk Rosmadi Datu Sulai disclosed this after witnessing the launching of the 10th SIFF promotion at Wisma Innoprise by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman yesterday.

The 15 countries taking part in the festival this year are Latvia, Indonesia, The Philippines, South Korea, Russia, Brunei Darussalam, Kazakhstan, Taiwan, India, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Mexico, Slovakia and the Republic of Sakha Yakutia, Russia.

Rosmandi said the uniqueness of this year’s event was that each of the participating countries would showcase the dance and traditional wedding wear of their respective folklore wedding.