Ethnic Festival Strengthen Ties Among People Of Sabah

Last update: 14/08/2017

BELURAN, Aug 13 (Bernama) --The organising of ethnic festivals is a platform to further strengthening ties and togetherness among the people, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.

As such, he said the state government supported any move to organise such events.

"We should always remember the traditional art and cultural inherited from our forefathers and one way of reviving our culture is by celebrating our ethnic heritage through festivals," he said when opening the Tagunggu Festival in Paitan near here, today.

Also present was Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee, who is also the Member of Parliament for Beluran.

The Paitan Tagunggu Festival organised since 2006 features the music, dances and instruments of the Sungai Sugut tribe.....