Sibu is definitely the place to visit this year. Plenty of events have been held and more are scheduled to take place here in Swan City for its year-long Visit Sibu Year 2017 campaign.
UP UP AND AWAY
Come Sept 27, the skies above Bintulu’s old airport will be swarming with thousands of kites in their most glorious hues and forms. So it will be over the next few days until Oct 1 at the Borneo International Kite Festival, Bintulu’s biggest tourism event that attracts thousands of local and international visitors to the town every year.
CAT CITY'S BIG BASH
August is a month to look forward to for everyone in Sarawak’s capital city Kuching. A month-long festival is organised by Kuching South City Council (MBKS) in conjunction with Kuching being elevated to a city status on Aug 1, 1988. The celebration includes different programmes that attract scores of visitors from in and around the city. These include stage performances, food, fun and games, all held at MBKS and areas within its vicinity.
HONOURING A 100-YEAR LAGACY
After more than 100 years in existence, the Old Siniawan Bazaar is still standing strong today. Lined with old wooden shophouses, this charming old place transforms into a beautiful nightspot at sundown, with warm ambient light emanating from the strings of Chinese lanterns spanning the length of the bazaar. The bazaar receives many visitors, especially during the weekends.
DANCE OF THE WORLD ON ONE STAGE
The Sibu International Dance Festival is entering its 6th year and will yet again see a gathering of dancers from many different parts of the world under one roof in Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia. All kinds of dance will be showcased at the festival, anything from traditional to modern, ballet to hip hop. Performers will be of various races and cultures, and of different age groups.
LAND OF WONDERS
Yogyakarta (pronounced Jogjakarta, and also called Jogja) is a Special Region in Indonesia and was once its capital, between 1945 and 1949. It is one of six cities located in Central Java and was named after Ayodhya, an ancient Indian city from the epic Ramayana. It covers a total area of 833.6 square miles and its city centre is densely populated. As for its people, well they are among the friendliest we’ve ever met.