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Gawai Dayak

Gawai Dayak is a rice harvest festival of the Dayak people of Sarawak, Malaysia, on the northern coast of Borneo.

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Download as pdf file - Tourism Malaysia
Some of the Iban peoples' unique and colorful festivals are the Gawai Dayak ' harvest festival', Gawai.
8 Days Sabah & Sarawak Introduction
Gawai Dayak Festival. June 1 - 2, 2011. Gawai Dayak is a harvest festival celebrated by the Sarawak's indigenous people, particularly the.
Academic Calendar 2011
Jan 10, 2011 Teaching. Gawai Dayak (1-2 Jun) *College Holiday (3 Jun). Birthday of Yang Di- Pertuan Agong (4 Jun).
Gawai Antu
Gawai Antu - The Iban Feast of the Departed. 2. Published at the Sarawak Dayak Community Online http://www.

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'Increase in voters due to efforts of PBB taskforce'
He stressed the taskforce was on an intensive voter-registration drive, which included visiting the 26 longhouses in his constituency during Gawai Dayak. “The increase is due to our ongoing effort of registering new voters, especially young voters.
JPJ busy with 'Ops Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2011'
“We only expect more people to use buses from Aug 26 onwards. If the need arises we will increase our trips. However, past experiences reveal that less people use buses during Hari Raya unlike during Gawai Dayak,” he said.
Sarawak Welfare Department Distributes Almost RM60 Million Up To July 2011
Johnny said such contributions were also given to recipients who celebrated other festivals such as the Chinese New Year, Gawai Dayak and Christmas each year.
Johor's own Iban heartland
There, 25-year-old kindergarten teacher Elise Lapik, an Iban who could easily win a Kumang Gawai (Dayak Harvest Festival Queen) contest, together with her mother and aunt were ordering Sarawak laksa.
Pinning heritage status on longhouses no simple task, says Abg Johari

Suggested Web Resources

Gawai Dayak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gawai Day or Gawai Dayak is a festival celebrated in Sarawak on 1 June every year. It is both a religious and social occasion.
Gawai Dayak - The History, Ceremony, and Where to See the Gawai
Gawai Dayak Festival
Selamat Nyambut Ari Gawai Dayak : Dr. John Brian Anthony ~ www
Festivals of Malaysia ~ Gawai
Gawai Dayak ~ Festival Date - 01 & 02 JUN 11. This harvest festival, gives thanks to the gods and spirits for the bounty of the land.

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