TUESDAY, 26 MAY – The Kaamatan Festival is celebrated throughout the month of May in Sabah with various activities organised in various places and districts.
At Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), the Kaamatan Festival was organised by the Centre for the Promotion of Knowledge and Language (PPIB), which started yesterday.
The four-day event offers a variety of exciting activities and is held at the premises of PPIB.
Among the interesting activities lined up are performances by local artistes and a singing competition, Sugandoi that has become one of the much-awaited event during Kaamatan festival.
The opening ceremony was officiated by the Dean of PPIB, Professor Dr. Vincent Pang.
In his speech, Professor Vincent, clad in a Kadazan traditional costume said that such programmes were very important in preserving the traditional heritage for generations.
He encouraged such programmes to be organised in future. – SS (fl)
Photo: Ramdan Nain
Media and Citra Division