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

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

(Saturday )

 

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Arrival of Participating Groups

 

 

Marina Court

Registration

 

8th June 2014

(Sunday)

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Marina Court

Tourism Briefing:

Hosted by

 Sabah Tourism Board

02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Kota Kinabalu City

City Tour

 

07:00 pm

Le Meridien Hotel

Welcoming Dinner

Hosted by: YB Datuk Seri Panglima Hj. Masidi Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment

9th June 2014

(Monday)

10.00am - 04:00 pm

Sabah Art Gallery

Folk Art Exhibition

Hosted by:

Kota Kinabalu City’s Mayor

12:30 pm

Wisma Budaya

Folklore Parade – 9th Sabah International Folklore Festival’

2:00 pm

Lintasan Deasoka

Folklore Parade (Pocket Show & Promotion)

2:20 pm – 5:00pm

Dewan Masyarakat KK

… Folklore Parade (KK City Folklore High Tea Ceremony)

6.00pm-10.30pm

Tun Ahmad

Raffae Auditorium

Local Folkdance Competition (Tugu Budaya -) Day 1

*Primary & Secondary School Competition

Hosted by:

Datuk Seri Panglima Wences Angang, Chairman Sabah Cultural Board

10th June 2014 (Tuesday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Sabah Art Gallery

 Folkart Exhibition

(Opening Ceremony of Folk Art Exhibition at 3.00 pm)

 

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Sabah Handcraft and Traditional Food Exhibition

 

01.00 pm – 02:30 pm

Centre Point Sabah

Pocket Show & Promotion

Board of Director LKNS

08:00 am – 2:30pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Local Folkdance Rehearsal  (Tugu Budaya)

 

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Suria Mall

Pocket Show

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Local Folkdance Competition (Tugu Budaya ) – Day 2

* Primary & Secondary School Competition

Hosted by: 

YB. Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching

Deputy Minister of Education, Malaysia

11th June 2014

(Wednesday)

08:00 am – 2:30 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Local Folkdance Rehearsal  (Tugu Budaya)

Hosted by: YB Datuk Seri Panglima Hj. Masidi Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Sabah Art Gallery

Folkart Exhibition

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Sabah Handcraft and Traditional Food Exhibition

09:00 am

Kinabalu National Park or Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park

Touristic Excursion

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Local Folkdance Competition

(Tugu Budaya ) – Day 3 (final)

* Special appearance to all 9th SIFF 2014 participants

12th June 2014

(Thursday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Sabah Art Gallery

Folkart Exhibition

 

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Sabah Handcraft and Traditional Food Exhibition

 

09:00 am – 02:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Premier Show 2014  Rehearsal

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Premier Show 2014

Hosted by: TYT

13th June 2014

(Friday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Sabah Art Gallery

Folkart Exhibition

 

Hosted by: YB Datuk Seri Panglima Hj. Masidi Manjun, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Sabah Handcraft and Traditional Food Exhibition

09:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

International Folkdance Competition Rehearsal

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

International Folkdance Competition  (Day 1)

 

14th June 2014 (Saturday)

09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Sabah Art Gallery

 Folkart Exhibition

 

09:00 am – 09:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

Sabah Handcraft and Traditional Food Exhibition

 

09:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

 International Folkdance Competition Rehearsal

 

07:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tun Ahmad Raffae Auditorium

International Folkdance Competition Day 2 (Final)

Hosted by: Sabah Chief Minister

15th June 2014

(Sunday)

 

Shopping Mall

Free and easy – shopping

 

03:00 pm

Perkarangan Menara Tun Mustapha

Farewell party

 

16th June 2014

(Monday)

 

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Departure of participating Groups

 

 

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