This festival celebrates the culture, traditions and craftsmanship of the Murut people. There are exhibitions and displays about their many sub-ethnic groups including dance and music performances and hut-building demonstrations. Visitors from all over Malaysia flock to Tenom to enjoy the festivities and buy beautiful Murut crafts.
Location Tenom, Malaysia
Known as "the beautiful run," the Borneo marathon takes place along the palm-fringed, coastal roads of the island of Kinabalu in Sabah. Participants can take part in the full marathon (26.2 miles) or half marathon (13.1 miles) or the 10 km run (just over 6 miles). Spectators line the route, creating a festive atmosphere.
Location Kinabalu, Malaysia
March - April
This festival is a celebration for the Bajaus tribe as they pay homage to their traditional sailing boat. The boats are decorated and sailed out in a flotilla to compete for the prize of most beautiful. There are cultural dance and music performances, a beauty pageant and grand firework displays at night.
Location Sabah, Malaysia
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