Aug 2015 - Sabah International Folklore Festival

Date and Venue
Date: 
08/08/2015 - 16/08/2015
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
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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. Nelson Bray Lawrence
Chief Liaison Officer
Sabah International Folklore Festival (SIFF)
Lembaga Kebudayaan Sabah
Wisma Budaya, Locked Bag 132,
88740 KOTA KINABALU, SABAH MALAYSIA

Email: siffborneo [at] gmail [dot] com

Tel: +6088 268460   (O) +6011 1206 1209     Fax: +6088264235 

Facebook: SIFF Borneo Promotion Page

 

Schedule of Events (Tentative)

DAY 1 (10th AUGUST 2015) MONDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

 

Arrival of participating

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

 

Registration

Likas Square Apartment

 

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Technical and Jury briefing

Likas Square Apartment

Local Folk Dance (Tugu Budaya)

8.00pm – 9.00pm

Technical and Jury briefing

Likas Square Apartment

10th SIFF participants

DAY 2 (11th AUGUST 2015) TUESDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

9.00pm – 4.00pm

Folk Art Exhibition

Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre

 

12.00pm – 5.00pm

Local Folk Dance (Tugu Budaya) *Rehearsal

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

8.00pm – 10.00pm

Opening and Welcoming Ceremony

*10th SIFF & 7th Local Folk Dance (Tugu Budaya)

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

DAY 3 (12th AUGUST 2015) WEDNESDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

9.00am – 4.00pm

Folk Art Exhibition

Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre

 

12.00pm

Cultural Parade

Wisma Budaya

10th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2015

2.00pm

Cultural Parade (Pocket Show and Promotion)

Lintasan Deasoka Gaya Street  

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Cultural Parade  (KK City Folklore High Tea Ceremony)

Kota Kinabalu City Hall

 

7.00pm – 10.30pm

Local Folk Dance Competition (Tugu Budaya) DAY 1 

Solo,duet,creative and traditional category

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

DAY 4 (13th AUGUST 2015) THURSDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

9.00am – 4.00pm

Folk Art Exhibition

Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre

 

3.00pm – 4.00pm

Folk Art Exhibition (Opening Ceremony)

Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre

*10th Sabah International Folklore Festival

9.00am – 12.00pm

International Folk Dance Competition *REHEARSAL

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

2.00am – 6.00pm

Local Folk Dance Competition (Tugu Budaya) DAY 2

Solo,duet,creative and traditional category

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

7.00pm – 10.30pm

International Folk Dance Competition

DAY 1 SIFF

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

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DAY 5 (14th AUGUST 2015) FRIDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

9.00am – 4.00pm

Folk Art Exhibition

Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre

 

9.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Local Folk Dance (Tugu Budaya) Competition *Rehearsal

*Best of the best

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

7.30pm – 10.30pm

Local Folk Dance Competition

*Best of the best (FINAL NIGHT)

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang  

DAY 6 (15th AUGUST 2015) SATURDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

9.00am – 4.00pm

Folk Art Exhibition

Sabah Art Gallery Conservation Centre

 

9.00am – 2.00pm

International Folk Dance Competition

*Rehearsal

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

7.00pm – 10.30pm

International Folk DanceCompetition    *FINAL NIGHT and Closing Ceremony

Sabah Cultural Centre Penampang

 

DAY 7 (16th AUGUST 2015) SUNDAY

TIME

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

REMARKS

 

Departure of participating groups

Kota Kinabalu International Airport Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

 

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