Sabah Fest 2016-Part 1 (Handicraft Showcase/Traditional Food)

(Photos by @joehairie)

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JKKN Sabah-The Venue For Sabah Fest 2016 (April 29-30 to May 1,2016)

(May 1, 2016)

(This Part 1 of 3 features the Handicraft Showcase & Traditional Food- Sabah Fest 2016)

Sabah Fest is a celebration of Sabah’s rich and diverse cultures through musical theater and exhibitions under one roof. For the recently held 2016 event, Sabah Fest took audiences back in time with the staging of Gulu Gulu– a tribute to the past. Gulu Gulu (a Kadazan Dusun term which means ‘a long time ago’) focuses on the adventure, trials and tribulations of legendary Sabah warrior, Mat Salleh.

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Remembering The Double Six-The June 6, 1976 Tragedy

(To complete this entry, I referred to some past publications and work by some amazing people/Organizations. Credits mentioned at the end of this entry-using the APA format citation)

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@joehairie posing in front of the Double Six Monument

We were having our dinner at Grace Point, Sembulan when I saw this monument that really made we wonder the history of The Double Six. I was still a baby when the tragedy occurred, so I know nothing about it. 0, yes nothing. Months ago, we invited my parents for lunch at this place and I remembered my mom (Madam Mary Lansing) talking about the tragedy. She said that she lived in that area, Kampung Sembulan and witnessed the whole tragedy. She also told us that the area was actually full of sea water or something. I was laughing when hearing her story as she claimed that everyone was running here and there (I mean for what and how?)..I thought that was the sea.

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