The Legend of Supirak – Cursed Ship that is now an Island : Chosen theme for Sabah Fest 2017

Written by @Lan
Photos and Facts from credited sources
Source of Image: tebilan.blogspot.my

Thought of the day-“What is happening to our young people? They disrespect their elders, they disobey their parents. They ignore the law. They riot in the streets inflamed with wild notions. Their morals are decaying. What is to become of them?”-Socrates

If only Socrates knew that thousand miles from Athens, there was this Odu Gerawang who cursed her son and the entire ship into a big stone (an Island that is), perhaps Socrates will be amazed. This is a story about The Legend Of Supirak, known to many at Malubang, Pitas. Today, Malubang is still a small village but it has an interesting story to tell to the world. It is a legend but somehow the ‘leftovers’ indicates that it’s a true story. Believe it or not, there are so many freaky things around the place that resembles the unfortunate event. The story of a son who disowned his own mother and that the mother’s prayer was ‘answered’. Perfect theme for Sabah Fest 2017, to be presented in a Musical Theater from 5-7 May, 2017.

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Down Memory Lane-Life in Kampung Mandurian, Pitas

Article & Photos by: Angelina
Edited by: @joehairie
Translated to English by: @curiostraveller

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Introduction

I have always wanted to write something about my birthplace which is Kampung Mandurian in Pitas, Sabah. I never got the time until recently I was invited by curiostraveller.com to contribute an article. I gladly accepted the invitation. I decided that I want to write about my beloved hometown and how it shaped me to be a much better person today. Somewhere in between, I will share how I was involved in the Kaamatan Festival at Kampung Mandurian.

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