Monday, August 12, 2013

欢迎到沙巴 Welcome to Sabah!

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Sunday, March 17, 2013

Borneo International Marathon 2013 accepting registration now

The Borneo International Marathon 2013 is currently accepting registration from teams and individuals.Closing date is 4 May 2013 and the Flag Off date is 5 May 2013.
Registration fees are as follows:
Non MalaysianMalaysianEarly Bird Non MalaysianEarly Bird Malaysian

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

7th Sabah International Folkdance Competition

Eighteen countries took part in the 7th Sabah International Falkdance Competition Final on 16th July 2012, held at the Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang.
The festival (competition and other activities) was held from 9th July 2012 - 16 July 2012.
The participating countries are:
  • Brunei
  • China
  • The Czech Republic
  • East Timur
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • Indonesia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Nigeria
  • Papua New Guinea
  • The Philippines
  • Poland
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand

A cheering China troupe after winning the Prime Award for the second consecutive year.

Culture Minister Award won by the Philippines

The lively dance by Poland won them the Highest Online Presence Award.

Best Male Dancer:
Nyung Ho Yoe
Best Female Dancer:
Heng Yu
Best Promising Male Dancer:
Kushen Halinda Dharmarta Dhidda Kondasinha
Best Promising Female Dancer:
Magalana Joanna Graeseit

Kazakhstan troupe demonstrates their women love working and entertainment at the same time.
The Chief Minister's Award went to Nigeria, while the Philippines won the Culture Minister Award.
Kazakhstan took the Sabah Cultural Board Award.
The Best Performance Award was won by Taiwan.
The Best Choreography Award was awarded to Latvia team.
Egypt was voted the most popular Troupe.
The Appreciation Award For Debutante went to the Czech Republic.

The Prime Award was won by China. This is the second consecutive year in which China has won the Prime title at the event.
Toh Puan Norlidah R.M. Jani, wife of Head of State Tun Juhar Mahirudin, gave away the main awards.
Also present at prize giving ceremony were Datuk Masidi Majun, Sabah Minister of Tourism,Culture & Enviroment, Assistant Minister cum President of the Organizing Committee of 7th Sabah International Folklore Festival, 2012 Datuk Bolkiah Ismail and Sabah Cultural Board chairman cum Vice Chairman of the organizing Committee, Datuk Seri Panglima Wences Anggang .
China troupe presents the "Wedding Ceremony on water".


The Clog dance by Latvia won them the Best Choreography Award"


Fancy moves of Poland earned them the Jury's Award and the Best Promising Female Dancer.


The hill tribes from Taiwan used flowers and plants as probs to express their love of Mothe Nature.


Although Thailand troupe did not win any prize, but their realistic fighting dance liven up the event.


Nigeria, the winner of the Chief Minister's Award, brought the crowd to a new height that night.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka troupe's steps and moves closely resembled that of Indian dances.

There are many active photographers in Sabah who have uploaded HD pictures of this event in social media networks. Go to Google images to search for them. Much that I love to post some links here for your convineance, but some may feel that it will be infringing on their intelligence rights.

Event organizer's official website

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Beach goers rescued group of dolphins

If this happened on our beaches, will we do the same?

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The danger of animals watching

The danger of something unexpected will happen while watching wild animals in their natural habitat is always there.
The following video shows a grizzly bear charged at a group of tourists while taking part in a "safe viewing" of the animals at Katmai National Park in Alaska.

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