Jun 2014 - Sabah International Folklore Festival

Date and Venue
Date: 
07/06/2014 - 15/06/2014
Location: 
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

             

OBJECTIVE OF SABAH INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL

SIFF provides the opportunities for the culture enthusiasts to enjoy and witness the beauty and uniqueness of cultural dance performance by various ethnics of the world. SIFF is truly meant to be an East-West Cultural rendezvous in promoting peace through culture.

The main objective of the Sabah International Folklore Festival is to promote culture tourism among participating countries and to introduce the state’s rich and unique cultures. The objectives of the event are as follow: 

  • To promote understanding and goodwill;
  • To celebrate mankind brotherhood through cultures;
  • To promote culture tourism among participating countries; and
  • To promote Sabah as an attractive tourists’ destination in Asia: Malaysia Truly Asia

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SABAH INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL?

We are inviting folk dance ensembles around the world to participate in this Festival. This annual event is organised annually in the month of July. Participating groups have only to pay their travel expenses to and from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia. Other expenses, which include accommodation, local transportation and food throughout the festival, are the responsibility of the organiser. The information, details and updates including terms and conditions of participation, and on-line registration (for ensembles), are available at http://www.sabah.gov.my/lks/v2/index.php?q=siff-application . If you are a culture enthusiast, then this folklore festival is not something for you to miss. Inquiries should be addressed to:

Mr. Joisin Romut
Chief Liaison Officer
Sabah International Folklore Festival (SIFF)
Lembaga Kebudayaan Sabah
Wisma Budaya, Locked Bag 132,
88740 KOTA KINABALU, SABAH MALAYSIA

Email: borneosiff [at] gmail [dot] com

Tel: +6088259457 (O) +60198218718 Fax: +6088264235 

 

Schedule of Events

9th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2014 (Tentative)

DATE

TIME

VENUE

ACTIVITIES

REMARKS

7th June 2014

(Satuday )

 

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Arrival of Participating Groups

 

 

Marina Court

Registration

 

8th June 2014

(Sunday)

08:30 am - 10:00 am

Marina Court

Technical and Program Briefing

 

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Marina Court

Tourism Briefing: “TBC”

Hosted by

 Sabah Tourism Board

02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Kota Kinabalu City

City Tour

 

03:00 pm

T B C

1. Opening Ceremony of Folk Art Exhibition

2. Folkart Exhibition

Hosted by: TBC

05:00 pm

T B C

Site Visit: Folklore Parade – 9th Sabah International Folklore Festival

Choreographers & Liaison Officers

07:00 pm

T B C

Welcoming Dinner

Hosted by: TBC

9th June 2014

(Monday)

 9:00 am

T B C

Opening Ceremony of Sabah Traditional Food Fair

Hosted by: TBC

09:00pm -04:00 pm

T B C

Folk Art Exhibition

 

12:30 pm

Wisma Budaya

Folklore Parade – 9th Sabah International Folklore Festival’

Hosted by

Kota Kinabalu City’s Mayor

2:00 pm

Lintasan Deasoka

Folklore Parade (Pocket Show & Promotion)

2:20 pm – 5:00pm

Kota Kinabalu Community Hall

… Folklore Parade (KK City Folklore High Tea Ceremony)

10th June 2014 (Tuesday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Marina Court 

1. Workshop (Folkart)

2. Folkart Exhibition

 

 

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

T B C

Sabah Traditional Food Fair

 

12:00 pm – 01:30 pm

Centre Point, Sabah

Pocket Show & Promotion

Board of Director LKNS

08:00 am – 2:30pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

Local Folkdance Rehearsal  (Tugu Budaya)

 

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

T B C

Pocket Show

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

Local Folkdance Competition

(Tugu Budaya ) – Day 1

* Primary & Secondary School Competition

Hosted by:  TBC

11th June 2014

(Wednesday)

08:00 am – 2:30 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

Local Folkdance Rehearsal  (Tugu Budaya)

 

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

T B C 

Folkart Exhibition

 

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

T B C

Sabah Traditional Food Fair 

 

09:00 am

Kinabalu National Park or Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

Touristic Excursion

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

Local Folkdance Competition

(Tugu Budaya ) – Day 2 (final)

* Special appearance to all 7th SIFF 2012 participants

Hosted by YB Datuk Masidi Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment

12th June 2014

(Thursday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

T B C 

1. Artist Demonstration (Folkart)

2. Folkart Exhibition

 

 

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

T B C

Sabah Traditional Food Fair 

 

09:00 am – 02:00 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

Prime Show 2014  Rehearsal

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

Prime Show 2014

 

13th June 2014

(Friday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

T B C

1. Guided tour for students (Folkart)

2. Folkart Exhibition

 

 

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

T B C

Sabah Traditional Food Fair

 

09:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

International Folkdance Competition Rehearsal

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

International Folkdance Competition  (Day 1)

Hosted by: TBC

 

 

 

14th June 2014 (Satuday)

 

 

 

 

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Marina Court 

1. Dialogue (Folkart)

2. Folkart Exhibition

 

 

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

T B C

Sabah Traditional Food Fair 

 

09:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

International Folkdance Competition Rehearsal

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang

International Folkdance Competition Day 2 (Final) 

Hosted by: TBC

15th June 2014

(Sunday)

 

Shopping Mall

Free and easy – shopping

 

03:00 pm

T B C

Farewell party

 

16th June 2014

(Monday)

 

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Departure of participating Groups

 

 

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