WWF Malaysia Collaborates With Highland Communities To Promote Adan Rice

KUCHING, Nov 10 (Bernama) — The World Wide Fund for Nature-Malaysia (WWF-Malaysia), in collaboration with communities in the highlands of Sarawak, will hold the ‘Enhancing Environmental Awareness and Cultural Identity for Highland Communities through Adan Rice’ event at the Kuching Waterfront’s Godown Amphitheatre this weekend. National Heart of Borneo (HoB) coordinator and Sarawak Programme and Forest Conservation Programme – WWF-Malaysia senior manager Ivy Wong said it was to raise awareness of the urban public on the unique products and culture …

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Cultural treasures from the highlands


Traditions and heritage still alive and kicking in Bario and Ba Kelalan IN TUNE: A young bas player takes the cue from group members of the Bamboo Band of Ba Kelalan.   WHEN young Jenette Ulun first saw her great-aunt expertly crafting the famous Kelabit beadwork, she knew then it would be her calling to continue the legacy. Little did she realise, however, that her own daughter would carry on the tradition in her own right. “I was delighted when …

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Bario goes Hollywood?


Meeting to produce a Hollywood blockbuster from the picturesque Kelabit highlands to be held this week IDYLLIC: Village houses set a rustic scene with the mountain range as the background in Bario. Idris Jala hopes that if the Hollywood movie deal is clinched, it will further aid towards boosting Bario as a major tourist destination in the region.  BARIO: The small highland town of Bario may soon find itself listed as one of Hollywood’s exotic movie locations in Southeast Asia, …

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