Saturday, June 1, 2013

Beauty Pageantry....during Kaamatan and Gawai.

so, it is the season to be jolly again.
two of the main harvesting festivals 
are celebrated at this time of the year....
and the harvesting festivals are both exclusive 
in eastern Malaysia.
namely, Sabah and Sarawak.

There's the Kaamatan Festival, 
which is celebrated in Sabah 
during the final week of May; 
and reaching it's peak on the 30th and 31st of May. 
Kaamatan Festival  is celebrated by 
the Kadazan and the Dusun people in Sabah.   

And then there's the Hari Gawai. 
Gawai Dayak is a festival celebrated in Sarawak 
on 31 May and 1 June every year. 
Gawai Dayak is celebrated by 
the Iban, the Bidayuh, and the Orang Ulu. 

but, there's one special attraction during these festival;

the contestants in an Undu' Ngadau Beauty Pageant
during Kaamatan festival in Sabah.

during Kaamatan, beauties from all over Sabah
participated in the Undu' Ngadau Beauty Pageant.

the beauties in the Kumang Gawai Beauty Pageant;
all in their traditional Iban attire.
resource : SIDS Sibu Blogspot

where as in Sarawak, during Gawai,
beauties of the Ibans, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu
compete for the coveted title of Kumang Gawai in the 
Kumang Gawai Beauty Pageant. 

so, here's to everyone
celebrating Kaamatan and Gawai...
have an enjoyable celebration
and keep the spirit of 1Malaysia alive....

girtewwwwwww kannnnnnnnnnn....

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