Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Sarawak culture

Traditional music a path to global recognition

BY SITI NURAIN RATANI KUCHING: Sarawakian youth should engage in the traditional music industry if they intend to develop their talents globally. “We are able to promote our culture abroad through traditional music, traditional dance and many more. “Many music enthusiasts abroad...

Melanaus used to live in longhouses

KUCHING: Longhouses are often synonymous with the Iban but a lot of people are not aware of the fact that the Melanau once lived in longhouses too. Dr Jeniri Amir, Melanau Historical and Culture researcher as well as author of...

Keep sape tradition alive

KUCHING: The unique Sape melody known only among the Orang Ulu must be preserved at all costs, said Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau. He said, the skills could be taught to Orang Ulu youths to prevent the culture from extinction...

Helping local creative industry survive

KUCHING: Sarawak is embarking on a master plan to boost the local creative industry soon. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the plan is necessary to ensure Sarawak’s young generation would have a meaningful life and culture. “The...

The Last Ring Ladies premiers Saturday

KUCHING: The Last Ring Ladies, a documentary featuring the Bi’emban sub-ethnic culture group in Sarawak, is set to premier this Saturday at 9pm on TVS. The one-hour documentary directed by Nova Goh tells the story and culture of the last...

Sarawak culture on display

TVSARAWAK SIBU: With TVSarawak set to go on air on Oct 10, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the state-owned television station will feature the best of Sarawak. “On Oct 10, we will launch a TV station from...

Best of both worlds

As modernity took over, humans of different tribes formed a large community together and learned that there is love outside their race. Interracial marriages gradually formed and had, to some extent, become the norm. Now we can easily meet...

Popularising Songket and Keringkam

KUCHING: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak has been urged to promote the wearing of songket (a traditional embroidered fabric worn by men)  and keringkam (a traditional scarf worn by women). Tourism, Arts and, Culture Minister Datuk Seri...
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