BALINGIAN: A Gawai Dayak closing event called `Ngiling Bidai’ (also known as Ngiling Tikai) will be held at Press Metal Sarawak(PMS), in Balingian, tonight (Thursday). This communal programme has been an annual event for this aluminum company for the last ten years or so.
\According to the event’s spokesperson, the activity with a theme of `Kaul Kitai Sekaban’, will kick off with the arrival of guests and Miring Session at about 6.30pm. Besides the guest-of-honour of the night PMS Group General Manager, Choa Wei Keong, Tuai Gawai (Gawai Head), Michael Mesa Jelang, will also speak at the auspicious occasion.
Other items are to include various indoor competitions namely, Pekit Kumang,Pekit Poco-poco dance, Pekit Ngirup Ai Tuak, Rebut Kerusi Kanak-Kanak, the performances from artistes. It will be concluded with ‘Ngerebah Ke Ranyai’ ritual.