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Poles the early birds

Kota Kinabalu: Polish cultural troupe, Poligrodzianie, became the first of 18 groups to arrive, Saturday, for the 7th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2012. “This is our first visit to Sabah as well as Malaysia,” troupe leader, Marzenna Biegala-Howorska, told Daily Express. Students of the Folk Dance Ensemble of Poznan University of Technology represents Poland. “We have […]

UMS ready for role in BIMP-EAGA – VC

KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is prepared to play an important role in assisting member countries in the Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-The Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) grouping in achieving its objectives in numerous ways. Its vice-chancellor, Professor Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah, said the role could be through an exchange of lecturers and students, conducting […]

Mega Sale Carnival now a top draw

Kota Kinabalu: The 1Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival (1MMSC) has been a signature tourism event in Malaysia and successful in positioning the country as a value-for-money tourist destination, said Malaysia Tourism Board Director, Datuk Dr Tengku Zainal Adlin Tengku Mahmood. Adlin, who is also Sabah Tourism Board Chairman, said the 1MMSC is among mportant events in Malaysia’s […]

Sabah to preserve its folk art – Masidi

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is trying its best to preserve its folk art and other expressive form of arts. Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said during the third Folk Art Exhibition opening ceremony at Ming Garden Hotel and Residences near here yesterday that folk art continued to be a reflection of the rich […]

Sabah International Folklore Festival 2012

YB Datuk Masidi Manjun presented a souvenir to the delegates who took part in the Sabah International Folklore Festival 2012 during a dinner function on the 9th of July 2012 at Ming Garden Hotel, Kota Kinabalu. YB Datuk Masidi Manjun menyampaikan cenderakenangan kepada delegasi-delegasi yang mengambil bahagian dalam acara Sabah International Folklore Festival 2012 ketika […]