Sibu International Dance Festival
Dancers from all over Malaysia and the world converge upon Sibu Civic Theatre to showcase a diverse programme of dance. Many styles are represented, from classical Malay tribal dance and European folk dance to contemporary, modern and ballroom. There is a colorful opening ceremony and a day of workshops, followed by a two-day concert.
Location Sibu, Malaysia
Every two years, the community in the Baram River basin in Sarawak celebrates their culture and traditions, along with peace between tribes. Visitors flock to the region to witness exciting races with different types of boats. There are also cultural performances, sporting and singing competitions and a grand beauty pageant.
Location Sarawak, Malaysia
Borneo Cultural Festival
July - August
Established to celebrate and promote the diverse and beautiful culture of the island of Borneo, this popular ten-day festival attracts visitors from all over. There are art exhibitions, cultural dance performances, concerts, story and poetry recitals and delicious home-cooked traditional food from all facets of the community in Sibu.
Location Sibu, Malaysia
July or August
Moginakan festival has a special significance to the Kadazandusun Murut community as it marks the anniversary of their original settlement and the crowning of their leader, Huguan Siou. Members of the ethnic group and visitors from all over come to Ranau for the bazaar, sporting competitions and traditional performances.
Location Ranau, Malaysia
Sabah International Folklore Festival
Folk dance ensembles from around the world are invited to perform and share their traditions and culture through dance and music at the Sabah Cultural Center. The multi-day event features demonstrations, workshops, folk art exhibitions and a food fair alongside performances of international classical dance.
Location Sabah, Malaysia
Kelantan International Wau Fiesta
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This popular festival showcases the incredible skills of kite makers from all over Malaysia as well as other countries, as international participants and spectators gather to see their creations color the sky. There are also cultural dance and music shows to be enjoyed as well as delicious traditional food and crafts on sale.
Location Kelantan, Malaysia
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