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SABAH EVENTS 2015

JANUARY 2015

Sabah Annual Art Exhibition (16th Oct 2014-14th Jan 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Jennifer P. Linggi, Sabah Art Gallery Manager / Curator
Tel       : (+60)88-268806   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : jplinggi@yahoo.co.uk/art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

Duo Exhibition by: YeeTing Wong & Jan Hall for Bornholm – Borneo Return (13th Dec 2014-12th Jan 2015)

Venue     : Tanjung Lipat, Kota Kinabalu
Tel       : (+60)88-310868   Fax : (+60)88-317868
Email     : info@artdesign.com   URL : artsdesign.my

Program Photography Competition and Exhibition Society (2nd Jan-2nd Feb 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Evren Subal    
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Evren.Subal@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.sabahtourism.com

Community Photography Competition and Exhibition Society (2nd Jan-2nd Jun 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Evren Subal    
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Evren.Subal@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.sabahtourism.com

New Talents Exhibition (16th Jan-8th Apr 2015)

This is an annual show introducing fresh new works by new comers 
to the gallery with the objective of encouraging and promoting 
more young talents to be actively involved in the creation and 
appreciation of the visual arts in the state.
Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery Mile 2, Jalan Penampang (Next to National Archives) 
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Ms. Sara E. Ahmad 
Tel       : (+60)88-268748 / 268825    Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com or art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

‘Fallen Heroes’ of Petagas (21st Jan 2015)

A memorial service held annually at the Petagas War Memorial to 
commemorate those who fought and fell during the Second World War. 
Venue     : Petagas War Monument 
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall 
Contact   : Ms. Elizabeth Borubui 
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

D1 Fighting Championship. The Rise of Rhino Warriors (30th Jan-1st Feb 2015)

Venue     : Likas Multipurpose Hall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Persatuan Muaythai Daerah Beaufort and Dihnar Group of Companies
Tel       : (+60)88-317040   Fax : (+60)88-319040
Email     : dihnarboxx.arena@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

FEBRUARY 2015

Program Photography Competition and Exhibition Society (2nd Jan-2nd Feb 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Evren Subal    
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Evren.Subal@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.sabahtourism.com

D1 Fighting Championship. The Rise of Rhino Warriors (30th Jan-1st Feb 2015)

Venue     : Likas Multipurpose Hall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Persatuan Muaythai Daerah Beaufort and Dihnar Group of Companies
Tel       : (+60)88-317040   Fax : (+60)88-319040
Email     : dihnarboxx.arena@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

15th City Day Celebration (2nd Feb 2015)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Sabah
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Syron A. Tunggolou   Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : syron@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Japanese Food Fair 2015 (4th-8th Feb 2015)

A  great opportunity to savour the flavours of Japan! 
Highlights include food tasting, stage performances and lucky draws.
Venue     : 1Borneo Lower Ground Central Atrium, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Woo Joo Food S/B / Wojamama Japanese Restaurant / Recipes House  
Contact   : Ms Akiko Yong 
Tel       : (+60)88-435510   HP : (+60)16-8600286 
Email     : akiko@wojamama.com

Chinese New Year Assembly of Dragons, Unicorns & Lions 2015 (7th Feb 2015)

This activity is promote Chinese Culture and Tourist Attraction. 
More than 60 dance troupes will put on a dazzling display of agility, 
grace and choreography as we celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Venue     : Multi-Purpose Hall Kota Kinabalu Sports Complex   
Organiser : The United Sabah Chinese Communities Association of Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Kapitan Lim Shim Min, Secretary 
Tel/Fax   : (+60)88-221440   HP : (+60)19-8738263
Email     : uscca_kk@yahoo.com

Golden Jubilee Historical Museum walkathon (7th Feb 2015)

In this program, Sabah Museum along the public walk past /
historic sites across the city of Kota Kinabalu. Let’s 
work while experiencing the history heritage of Sabah.
Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Lester Milip     
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Aldofus.Milip@sabah.gov.my

City Day Open Regatta (7th-8th Feb 2015)

Venue     : Kinabalu Yacht Club, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu 
Organiser : Kinabalu Yacht Club
Contact   : Tony Lai, Club Manager 
Tel       : (+60)88-243070/240070/(+60)12-8333708   Fax : (+60)88-243007
Email     : kinabaluyachtclub@yahoo.com   URL : www.kinabaluyachtclub.com

Natagak Om Iumon (13th-15th Feb 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Art Gallery 
Organiser : Green Leaf Theatre House
Contact   : Hazli Bojili and Fiqah
Tel       : (+60)16-552 2435 (Li) / 14-6515096 (Fiqah)
Email     : splashkkartsfest@gmail.com   
URL       : splashkkartsfest.wordpress.com   Facebook : Page

Chinese New Year Carnival (13th-15th Feb 2015)

Venue     : Lintasan Deasoka & Gaya Street
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui 
Tel       : (+60)88-521800 Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Chinese New Year (19th Feb 2015)

Traditional Handicraft Exhibition (21st Feb 2015)

Venue     : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Organiser : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Tel       : (+60)88-774337   Fax : (+60)88-761680
Email     : info@monsopiad.com

Four Season Toys Fair 2015 1st Edition (28th Feb-1st Mar 2015)

Venue     : Main Atrium of the the Star City North
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
HP        : (+60)14-9575738 / 13-8790800
Email     : 11thavenuemarketing@gmail.com

MARCH 2015

Four Season Toys Fair 2015 1st Edition (28th Feb-1st Mar 2015)

Venue     : Main Atrium of the the Star City North
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
HP        : (+60)14-9575738 / 13-8790800
Email     : 11thavenuemarketing@gmail.com

Ruhiang / Kiulu Adventure Challenge (1st Mar 2015)

Venue     : Tamparuli Town
Organiser : Tamparuli Sub-District Office & Casero Events
Contact   : Mr. Steve Johnny Mositun / Reinggo Tom Barantau
HP        : (+60)19-8601717 / 14-2019127   Fax : (+60)88-782871
Email     : info@caserosabah.com   URL : rukiac.caserosabah.com  Facebook : Page

X12 Dark Run (1st Mar 2015)

Venue     : Nexus Karambunai Resort & SPA
Organiser : Asia Xtreme Adventure
HP        : (+60)12-8011979 / (+65)96900789
Email     : ask.asiaxtreme@gmail.com

The “Sleep over at the Museum & Night Safari at the Sabah Museum” (6th Mar-27th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Robin Lojiwin 
Tel       : (+60)88-253199    Fax : (+60)88-240230 
Email     : Robin.Lojiwin@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Odou Bakanjar (7th Mar 2015)

Celebrated by the Tatana community of Sabah, who reside in the Kuala Penyu district. 
Venue     : Tapak Tamu Pekan Kuala Penyu
Organiser : District Office of Kuala Penyu
Contact   : Edmund Teo (District Officer)   Tel : (+60)87-884900   Fax : (+60)87-884229
Email     : Edmund.Teo@sabah.gov.my

Specialized DUATHLON 2015 (8th Mar 2015)

Venue     : UMS Padang Kawad
Organiser : Performance Sportz 
Contact   : Mr. Heirudy Yusof   Tel : (+60)88-212268   
Email     : Edmund.Teo@sabah.gov.my

KK City Day Karate Open 2015 (13th-15th Mar 2015)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Community Hall
Organiser : KOI Karate Association of KK / Kota Kinabalu City Hall 
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui 
Tel       : (+60)88-521800 Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : info@performancesportz.com   URL : www.performancesportz.com

Facon Education Fair (20th Mar 2015@12pm-6pm)

Venue     : Sandakan Hotel, Sandakan
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
URL       : www.faconex.com   Facebook : Page

Pikom PC Fair (20th-22th Mar 2015)

Venue     : 1 Borneo 
URL       : www.pikom.my

Facon Education Fair (21st Mar 2015@12pm-6pm)

Venue     : Promenade Hotel, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
URL       : www.faconex.com   Facebook : Page

State Level Open Fishing Competition held in conjunction with Sabah Agricultural Park’s 14th Anniversary (21st-22nd Mar 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Organiser : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Contact   : Mr. Leon Annol (Park Manager)
Tel       : (+60)87-737952/3   Fax : (+60)87-737571
Email     : Leon.Annol@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.sabah.net.my/agripark/home.html

Facon Education Fair (22nd Mar 2015@12pm-6pm)

Venue     : MB Hotel, Tawau
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
URL       : www.faconex.com   Facebook : Page

Sabah State Level World Water Day Conference & Exhibition 2015 (23rd-25th Mar 2015)

To focus attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating 
for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
Venue     : The Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort, Kota Kinabalu
URL       : www.sabah.gov.my

Maximum Home Expo 2015 1st Edition (23rd-26th Mar 2015)

Maximum Home Expo is an event that allows you to plan and build 
your dream home and working space without breaking the budget!
Venue     : Star City North (Main Atrium)
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
HP        : (+60)14-9575738 / 13-8790800 
Email     : 11thavenuemarketing@gmail.com

Festival of India In Malaysia (24th Mar 2015 @8pm)

Venue     : Kompleks JKKN Sabah

10th International Sabah Open Dart Tournament  (27th-29th Mar 2015)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Community Hall 
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall 
Contact   : Lifred Wong   Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : lifred@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Perfect Livin 2015 – Home and Lifestyle Exhibition (27th-29th Mar 2015)

Venue     : 1 Borneo Kota Kinabalu
URL       : www.perfectlivin.com

3rd Kudat Earth Hour Celebration and KTCS Night 2015 (In conjunction with World Earth Hour Celebration) (28th Mar 2015)

Venue     : Kudat Town
Organiser : Kudat Turtle Conservation Society
Contact   : Sofia Johari (+60)19-8228323 / Hermond Magupin (+60)17-8389171
Email     : ktcsociety@gmail.com

Karnival Taman Pertanian Sabah 2015 (28th-29th Mar 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Organiser : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Contact   : Mr. Osman Hj. Marjuki , Park Manager   
Tel       : (+60)87-737952   Fax : (+60)87-737571

APRIL 2015

New Talents Exhibition (16th Jan-8th Apr 2015)

This is an annual show introducing fresh new works by new comers 
to the gallery with the objective of encouraging and promoting 
more young talents to be actively involved in the creation and 
appreciation of the visual arts in the state.
Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery Mile 2, Jalan Penampang (Next to National Archives) 
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Ms. Sara E. Ahmad 
Tel       : (+60)88-268748 / 268825    Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com or art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

Good Friday (3rd Apr 2015)

Sabah Adventure Challenge Race / Ultra Trail Run 2015 (3rd-5th Apr 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Adventure Challenge
Contact   : Mr Azman Avtar S. Sandu, Race Director  
HP        : (+60)16-2190757   Fax : (+60)87-414199

Bazar Seni (4th Apr 2015)

This is more like an art expo where there will be art 
exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

Invitational Artists Exhibition (10th Apr-8th Jul 2015)

Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Ms. Sara E. Ahmad
Tel       : (+60)88-268748 / 268825    Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com or art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

4th SOGCE, Sabah Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (13th-14th Apr 2015)

Venue     : Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : IEC Mdas
Contact   : Ms. Dolly Jimayol, Managing Partner
Tel       : (+60)88-222939   Fax : (+60)88-222985
Email     : dolly@iecmidas.com.my   URL : www.sabahoilandgas.com.my

Special exhibition “Drums: Heritage and Kesyahduan” (15th Apr-31st Aug 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Nismah Kanak   Tel : (+60)88-538227   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Nismah.Kanak@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Sabah International Fishing Tournament (22nd-26th Apr 2015)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu  
Organiser : Sabah Anglers Association 
Contact   : Zachary Mobijohn   HP : (+60)13-8504007   Fax : (+60)88-235825
Email     : sabahanglers@gmail.com

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2015 (23rd Apr-4th May 2015)

Venue     : Lintasan Deasoka, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development (Sabah Branch)
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461, 088 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

Regatta Lepa Semporna (24th-26th Apr 2015)

The Regatta Lepa is an annual event that pays homage to the lepa, 
a traditional single-mast sailing boat of the Bajau of Semporna. 
A flotilla of colorful boats dot the Celebes Sea as they compete 
for the title of ‘Most Beautiful Lepa’. 
Venue     : Regatta Lepa Square, Semporna, Sabah 
Organiser : Semporna District Office
Contact   : Dr. Chacho Hj. Bullah, District Officer
Tel       : (+60)89-781518/663   Fax : (+60)89-781472

Lest We Forget Run (24th Apr 2015)

This annual event starts with a 2-kilometer symbolic run around the city 
centre and ends at the ANZAC Memorial Monument at Jalan Tugu. A wreath-laying 
ceremony is then held to commemorate the fallen heroes of World War II.
Venue     : ANZAC Monument, Kota Kinabalu 
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui   
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

KK Food & Bakery Fiesta 2015 亚庇美食烘焙节 (24th-26th Apr 2015)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
Tel       : (+60)88-383453   HP : (+60)14-9575738
Email     : kkfoodevent@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

Anzac Day (25th Apr 2015)

Venue     : Sandakan Memorial Park
Organiser : Office of Australian War Graves, Canberra/Sandakan Municipal Council
Contact   : Ms. Jenna Lobb & Ms. Catherin Chua
Tel       : (+60)89-273753   Fax : (+60)89-272112
Email     : Jenna.Lobb@dva.gov.au / Catherin.Chua@sabah.gov.my

Traditional Kadazan Mock Wedding (25th Apr 2015)

Witness the traditions, customs and rituals of a traditional 
Kadazandusun wedding. The highlight of the ceremony is the 
‘Miohon Pinisi’ a sacred ritual usually conducted by a high 
priestess or older. As in any wedding, a grand feast is served 
and merry-making follows suit. 
Venue     : Monsopiad Cultural Village, Penampang
Organiser : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Tel       : (+60)88-774337   Fax : (+60)88-761680
Email     : info@monsopiad.com

Fight Fest: King Of Kings (26th Apr 2015)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Community Hall
Organiser : Kinabalu Fighters Martial Arts & Fitness Centre with DBKK
Contact   : Johan Julian Lee Abdullah   HP : (+60)16-8311440
Email     : silver_hand81@yahoo.com   Facebook : Page

MAY 2015

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2015 (23rd Apr-4th May 2015)

Venue     : Lintasan Deasoka, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development (Sabah Branch)
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461, 088 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

Sabah Fest 2015 – A Cultural Extravaganza (1st-3rd May 2015)

Venue     : JKKN Sabah Building
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board/Sri Pelancongan Sabah
Contact   : Susan Shahira   
Tel       : (+60)88-232121   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : shahira@sabahtourism.com   URL : www.sabahfest.com

MAH Gotong Royong 2015 (Community Clean-Up) (1st May-1st Jun 2015)

A gotong royong (communal effort clean-up) at Likas Bay in conjunction with World Environmental Day.
Venue     : Likas Bay 
Organiser : Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Sabah/Labuan Chapter 
Contact   : Ms. Tulip Noorazyze
Tel       : (+60)88-327880   Fax : (+60)88-225530
Email     : tulip.noorazyze@shangri-la.com

Bazar Seni (2nd May 2015)

'Bazar Seni' is held every first Saturday of the month, for every 
month this year.This is more like an art expo where there will 
be art exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

8th Borneo International Marathon (3rd May 2015)

Venue     : Along coastal roads of Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Kinabalu Running Club
Contact   : Marjie Angus - Race Secretariat  
Tel/Fax   : (+60)88-218833
Email     : info@borneomarathon.com   
URL       : borneomarathon.com   Facebook : Page

Wesak Day (3rd May 2015)

Traditional Costume Exhibition & Magavau Ceremony  (16th May 2015)

Find out more about these unique costumes and the accessories that 
accompany them during this one-day only exhibition at the Monsopiad 
Cultural Village. Come evening, the Magavau ceremony is performed – 
a  Kadazandusun ritual performed by the Bobohizans (high priestess) 
whose task is to search and salvage the lost Bambazon (rice spirit) 
who are hurt or separated from the main mystical body.
Venue     : Monsopiad Cultural Village, Penampang
Organiser : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Tel       : (+60)88-774337   Fax : (+60)88-761680
Email     : info@monsopiad.com

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2015 (16th May-1st Jun 2015)

Venue     : Ground Floor, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development (Sabah Branch)
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461, 088 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

Harvest Festival, Kota Belud (17th May 2015)

The district of Kota Belud celebrate the Harvest Festival 
with their own line-up of exciting events and the crowning 
of the Unduk Ngadau (Harvest Beauty Queen). 
Venue     : Kota Belud
Organiser : Kota Belud District Office
Contact   : Encik Peter Jiton, Assistant District Officer (Administration)
Tel       : (+6088)976622 ext 16   Fax : (+60)88-977064
Email     : Peter.Jiton@sabah.gov.my

International Museum Day (18th May 2015)

On this historic date, entry to the premises of the Sabah Museum is free. 
The visitors will also be treated to cultural performances, shows and exhibitions. 
Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Baslee Nurajim   Tel : (+60)88-253199/225033   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Baslee.Nurajim@sabah.gov.my

Mabul World Turtle Day 2015 (18th-21st May 2015)

Venue     : Uncle Chang’s Resort, Mabul Island
Organiser : Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) of UMS, Uncle Chang’s Resort Mabul,
            The Borneo Connections Sdn Bhd, 1Borneo Ballroom Sdn Bhd
Contact   : Christine Perroud – Secretariat 
Tel       : (+60)88-485556   Fax : (+60)88-485558
Email     : mabulworldturtleday@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

DealMaker Travel Fair (29th-30th May 2015)

Venue     : Main Atrium of the the Star City North
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
HP        : (+60)14-9575738 / 13-8790800
Email     : 11thavenuemarketing@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

Tadau Ka’amatan Celebration (30th-31st May 2015)

This month-long Harvest Festival celebration will culminate at 
Hongkod Koisaan, KDCA Hall. Join in the merriment as local folks 
sing, dance, eat and play traditional games. This is also the 
main stage for the highly-anticipated final round of the Unduk 
Ngadau (Harvest Beauty Queen) pageant. 
Venue     : Kadazandusun Cultural Association (KDCA) Hall, Penampang
Organiser : Kadazan dusun Cultural Association (KDCA)
Contact   : Dr. Benedict Topin, Secretary  
Tel       : (+60)88-713696 / 715924   Fax : (+60)88-713350
Email     : bovis@asia.com   URL : kdca.org.my

Harvest Festival Open Regatta 2015 (30th-31st May 2015)

Venue     : Kinabalu Yacht Club, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Kinabalu Yacht Club
Contact   : Tony Lai 
Tel       : (+60)88-243007/240070/(+60)12-8333708   Fax : (+60)88-243007
Email     : kinabaluyachtclub@yahoo.com   URL : www.kinabaluyachtclub.com

JUNE 2015

Community Photography Competition and Exhibition Society (2nd Jan-2nd Jun 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Evren Subal    
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Evren.Subal@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.sabahtourism.com

MAH Gotong Royong 2015 (Community Clean-Up) (1st May-1st Jun 2015)

A gotong royong (communal effort clean-up) at Likas Bay in conjunction with World Environmental Day.
Venue     : Likas Bay 
Organiser : Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) Sabah/Labuan Chapter 
Contact   : Ms. Tulip Noorazyze
Tel       : (+60)88-327880   Fax : (+60)88-225530
Email     : tulip.noorazyze@shangri-la.com

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2015 (16th May-1st Jun 2015)

Venue     : Ground Floor, Suria Sabah Shopping Mall
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development (Sabah Branch)
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461, 088 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

KK Arts Festival (1st Jun-31st Jul 2015)

URL       : www.sparks.org.my   Facebook : Page

Sunset Music Festival at the Tip of Borneo (5th-6th Jun 2015)

Venue     : Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board/Sri Pelancongan Sabah
Contact   : Susan Shahira, Event Manager   Tel : (+60)88-232121   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : shahira@sabahtourism.com   URL : www.sunsetmusicfest.my

X3 Challenges (5th-7th Jun 2015)

Organiser : Asia Xtreme Adventure
HP        : (+60)12-8011979 / (+65)96900789
Email     : ask.asiaxtreme@gmail.com

Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival (KKIF) (5th-11th Jun 2015)

Venue     : JKKN Sabah
Organiser : KK International Film Festival
Contact   : Jude Day, Festival Director 
HP        : (+60)14-3514298   Fax : (+60)88-490246
Email     : jude.day@gmail.com   URL : www.kkiff.com

Remembering Double Six (6th Jun 2015)

A ceremony to commemorate the tragedy ‘Double Six’ of the 
crashed plane crash on 6 June 1976 at 3.50pm. 
Venue     : Double Six Monument, Grace Point, Sembulan
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui   Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

The Reef Day 2015 (6th Jun 2015)

Venue     : Mataking Island, Sabah
Organiser : The Reef Dive Resort, Mataking Island
Contact   : Ms. Sophia Sie, Executive Director
Tel       : (+60)89-770022 Fax : (+60)89-770023 
Email     : sales@mataking.com

Bazar Seni (6th Jun 2015)

'Bazar Seni' is held every first Saturday of the month, for every 
month this year.This is more like an art expo where there will 
be art exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

National-level Kaamatan Celebration (7th Jun 2015)

Venue     : old Ranau Airport

The Launch of Magahau Rungus Festival (13th Jun 2015)

The Magahau Rungus Festival also known as Pongohungkadanan is an 
annual event showcasing traditions and culture of the Rungus people. 
During the launch,rituals are held including the Mongingivit and 
Mongirik dot Bambarazon as well as a display of their traditional 
sport, Hontira, traditional Rungus dance, the Mongigol Sumundai.
Venue     : Matunggong Town
Organiser : Sabah Momogun Rungus Association
Contact   : Encik Stephen Nogiris Sabala
Tel       : (+60)88-676100   HP : (+60)16-8373910   Fax : (+60)88-611203
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

Kudat World Turtle Day 2015 (13th Jun 2015)

Venue     : Various Villages within Kudat District
Organiser : Kudat Turtle Conservation Society
Contact   : Sofia Johari/Hermond Magupin/Nivashini Tamothran
Hp        : (+60)19-8228323
Email     : ktcsociety@gmail.com   URL : ktcs-borneo.org

Hasuu Tasu 2015 (13th Jun 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Adventure Challenge
Contact   : Mr Azman Avtar S. Sandu, Race Director  
HP        : (+60)16-2190757   Fax : (+60)87-414199

2nd FCAS Dragon Boat Race (13h-14th Jun 2015)

Venue     : Likas, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Organiser : The Federation Of Chinese Associations Sabah
Contact   : Ms. Fanny Yong
Tel       : (+60)88-253433   Fax : (+60)88-268433
Email     : fcasinfo@gmail.com

Charity Reverse Run by Rumah Terbalik (14th-16th Jun 2015)

Venue     : Tamparuli
Organiser : Rumah Terbalik (Upside Down House), Tamparuli
Contact   : Beverly Chia or Elsie El
Tel       : (+60)88-260263   HP : (+60)19-8614688   Fax : (+60)88-258263
Facebook  : Page

Sago Day Exhibition (18th Jun 2015)

Sago Palm is traditionally used for many things. The leaves 
can be used as roofing and the palm itself can be used to build 
walls in traditional houses. Visit Monsopiad Cultural Village to 
find out more about this amazing plant. 
Venue     : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Organiser : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Tel       : (+60)88-774337   Fax : (+60)88-761680
Email     : info@monsopiad.com

Local Brews Exhibition (20th Jun 2015)

Learn unique methods of brewing these local beverages, often used in traditional recipes as well.
Venue     : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Organiser : Monsopiad Cultural Village
Tel       : (+60)88-774337   Fax : (+60)88-761680
Email     : info@monsopiad.com

Sandakan Founding Day (21st Jun 2015)

Get an insight into Sandakan’s fascinating history and its modern-day accomplishment. 
Venue     : Sandakan Municipal Council Square
Organiser : Sandakan Municipal Council
Contact   : Farizal Setoh   Tel : (+60)89-224026   Fax : (+60)89-213452
Email     : Farizal.Setoh@sabah.gov.my

My Coffee Tea & Beverages Expo (26th-28th Jun 2015)

Venue     : Suria Sabah Shopping Mall 
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Alfred Allen Ginsos
Tel       : (+60)14-9575738 / (+60)88-383453
Email     : kkfoodevent@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

JULY 2015

Invitational Artists Exhibition (10th Apr-8th Jul 2015)

Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Ms. Sara E. Ahmad
Tel       : (+60)88-268748 / 268825    Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com or art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

Crafts Exotica 2015 (1st-26th Jul 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Su Chin Sidih
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Suchin.Sidih@sabah.gov.my

Bazar Seni (4th Jul 2015)

'Bazar Seni' is held every first Saturday of the month, for every 
month this year.This is more like an art expo where there will 
be art exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

Agnes Keith Day (6th Jul 2015)

Agnes Keith Day is held in honor of “Ambassador” Sabah Sabah is 
introduced to the world through his book “Land Below The Wind”. This 
book has won a prize and put Sabah as an attractive place in the world.
Venue     : Agnes Keith House, Sandakan Sabah
Organiser : Sandakan Sabah Museum/Sandakan Municipal Council
Contact   : Mr. Joanis  Ogak   Tel : (+60)89-221140   Fax : (+60)89-229593
Email     : Joanis.Ogak@sabah.gov.my

Sabah Women Painters Art Exhibition (10th Jul-16th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Ms. Sara E. Ahmad
Tel       : (+60)88-268748/825/875   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com / art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com 
URL       : www.sabah.gov.my/artgallery/

Sabah Museum’s Golden Jubilee Fair Day (15th Jul 2015)

In 2015, the Sabah Museum celebrates their 50th Anniversery.
Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Sintiong Gelet
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Sintiong.Gelet@sabah.gov.my

Hari Raya Aidilfitri (17th-18th Jul 2015)

Open House Day (20th Jul 2015)

This program is part of the event ‘Living Heritage Village’, 
which highlighted the Hari Raya festivities in the tradition 
of ethnic groups such as Brunei, Bajau and Iranun.
Venue     : Heritage Village, Sabah Museum Complex. 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Arif Abd. Hamid
Tel       : (+60)88-538234   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Arif.AbdHamid@sabah.gov.my

9th Kota Kinabalu Jazz Festival (24th-25th Jul 2015)

Venue     : Covered Tennis Court, Sutera Harbour Marina Golf & Country Club, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : SPArKS & Rotary Club Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Jack Ong, Organising Chairman 
HP        : (+60)16-8106505   Fax : (+60)88-260600
Email     : pulauemas88@yahoo.com.sg   URL : www.kkjazzfest.com   Facebook : Page

My Green Health Fair (24th-26th Jul 2015)

Venue     : Main Atrium of the the Star City North
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
HP        : (+60)14-9575738 / 13-8790800
Email     : 11thavenuemarketing@gmail.com

Moginakan Festival (25th-26th Jul 2015)

Venue     : Kg. Nunuk Ragang, Tompios, Ranau
Organiser : KDCA, Nunuk Ragang Pesta Moginakan Committee
Contact   : Datuk Dr. Othman Minudin (+60)19-8828817
Tel       : (+60)88-713696/337 (KDCA)   Fax : (+60)88-713350(KDCA)
Email     : minudin05@hotmail.com

Closing Celebration of Magahau Rungus Festival (30th-31st Jul 2015)

The highlight of the festival is the Mindahu Mamapak also known as 
Mangaraha Palad which means to be grateful for the abundance of life 
and improve the life that is yet to come. The celebration continues 
with a beauty pageant, Gimpuhut, a traditional song and dance 
competition and a merry feast, known as Moginakan.
Venue     : Matunggong Town
Organiser : Sabah Momogun Rungus Association
Contact   : Encik Stephen Nogiris Sabala
Tel       : (+60)88-676100   HP : (+60)16-8373910   Fax : (+60)88-611203
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

Warrior’s Day Celebration (Hari Pahlawan) (31st Jul 2015)

This day commemorates the contribution and sacrifices of our 
fallen heroes in protecting and defending the sovereignty of 
our nation. It is a day to remember those who died at battle 
in North Borneo and nationwide.
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall 
Contact   : Ms. Elizabeth Borubui 
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137 
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Sandakan Warrior’s Day (31st Jul 2015)

The event commemorates the soldiers who died defending the sovereignty of the country. 
Organiser : Sandakan Municipal Council
Contact   : Mr. Farizal Setoh
Tel       : (+60)89-224026   Fax : (+60)89-213452
Email     : Farizal.Setoh@sabah.gov.my

Mabul Marine Day (7th-8th Jul 2014)

Organiser : Sipadan Water Village 
Contact   : Mr. Ken Pan   Tel : (+60)89-751777   Fax : (+60)89-752997 
Email     : info@swvresort.com

AUGUST 2015

Special exhibition “Drums: Heritage and Kesyahduan” (15th Apr-31st Aug 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Nismah Kanak   Tel : (+60)88-538227   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Nismah.Kanak@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

XRace 123 (9th Aug 2015)

Organiser : Asia Xtreme Adventure
HP        : (+60)12-8011979 / (+65)96900789
Email     : ask.asiaxtreme@gmail.com

6th Folk Art Festival (10th-15th Aug 2015)

Folk Art Exhibition is held in conjunction with the Sabah 
International Folklore Festival. It provides an important platform 
for invited international folk artists the opportunity of exhibiting 
and sharing their varied and unique works. The gathering of these 
artists brings greater understanding and appreciation of their culture.

Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Jennifer P.Linggi, Manager / Curator
Tel       : (+60)88-268806   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : jplinggi@yahoo.co.uk / art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

10th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2015 (10th-16th Aug 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Mr. Nelson Bray Lawrence
Tel       : (+60)88-268460   HP : (+60)11-12061209   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : siffborneo@gmail.com

Local Folk Dance Competition (Tugu Budaya ke-7) (12th-14th Aug 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Mr. Supian Buang, Cultural Events Dept Asst. Manager 
Tel       : (+60)88-268789   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : supianbuang@yahoo.com

Public viewing of Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour 2015 (12th-14th Aug 2015)

The famous Emirates Melbourne Cup will be touring to Sabah for its annual tour. 
Venue     : Le Meridien Hotel Kota Kinabalu and Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
Organiser : Victoria Racing Club and Sabah Tourism Board
Contact   : Ms. May Salitah N. Kiob
Tel       : (+60)88-212121   Fax : (+60)88-212075
Email     : may@sabahtourism.com

Sandakan Memorial Day (15th Aug 2015)

Remember the fallen heroes of the Australian and British prisoners-of-war (POW) 
who endured the the notorious Death Marches from Sandakan to Ranau in 1945. 
Venue     : Sandakan Memorial Park
Organiser : Sandakan Municipal Council
Contact   : Catherin Chua   Tel : (+60)89-273753   Fax : (+60)89-272112
Email     : Catherin.Chua@sabah.gov.my

2015 Flower Festival (15th-16th Aug 2015)

Sabah’s rich floral heritage is celebrated with a flower sale, 
competitions, games and the Ratu Bunga (Flower Queen) beauty pageant.
Venue     : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Organiser : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Contact   : Mr. Leon Annol, Park Manager   
Tel       : (+60)87-737952   Fax : (+60)87-737571

2nd Borneo Rhythms of Rimba (ROR) Wildlife Festival (22nd-23rd Aug 2015)

Venue     : Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sandakan
Organiser : Future Alam borneo & Proitective Action for Wildlife in Sabah through Education (PAWSE)
Email     : info@futurealamborneo.org  
URL       : www.futurealamborneo.org/ROR2015.html   Facebook : Page

Special exhibition “Women in History” (25th Aug-31st Dec 2015)

This special exhibition featuring pictures of women in the State’s history. 
A collection of photographs includes portraits, tatarias and daily 
activities of women who have been recorded as early as the 1900s.
Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mrs. Stella Moo
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Stella.Moo@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.museum.sabah.gov.my

Merdeka Day Open Regatta (28th-30th Aug 2015)

Event     : Kinabalu Yacht Club, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Kinabalu Yacht Club
Contact   : Tony Lai 
Tel       : (+60)88-243070 / 240070   HP : (+60)12-8333708    Fax : (+60)88-243007
Email     : kinabaluyachtclub@yahoo.com   URL : www.kinabaluyachtclub.com

The Most Beautiful Thing 2015 Ultra Trail Marathon 50K / 100K (29th Aug 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Adventure Challenge
Contact   : Mr Azman Avtar S. Sandu, Race Director  
HP        : (+60)16-2190757   Fax : (+60)87-414199

Borneo 100K, Ultra Trail Marathon  (29th Aug 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Adventure Challenge
Contact   : Mr Azman Avtar S. Sandu, Race Director  
HP        : (+60)16-2190757   Fax : (+60)87-414199

Pesta Gasing (29th-30th Aug 2015)

Venue     : Gelanggang Gasing, Pekan Sipitang

National Day (31st Aug 2015)

SEPTEMBER 2015

The “Sleep over at the Museum & Night Safari at the Sabah Museum” (6th Mar-27th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Robin Lojiwin 
Tel       : (+60)88-253199    Fax : (+60)88-240230 
Email     : Robin.Lojiwin@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Happy Parenthood Expo (4th-6th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Media Marketing

International Coastal Clean Up Day 2015 (In Conjunction with the International Coastal Clean Up Day) (5th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Kudat Town
Organiser : Kudat Turtle Conservation Society
Contact   : Sofia Johari (+60)19-8228323 / Hermond Magupin (+60)17-8389171
Email     : ktcsociety@gmail.com

Bazar Seni (5th Sept 2015)

'Bazar Seni' is held every first Saturday of the month, for every 
month this year.This is more like an art expo where there will 
be art exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

Fight Fest II: Act of War (5th-6th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Citymall Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Johan Julian Lee   HP : (+60)16-8311440
Email     : silver_hand81@yahoo.com   Facebook : Page

Sustainable Seafood Cooking Competition 2015 (In conjunction with world Ocean Day) (6th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Esplanade Sidek, Kudat
Organiser : Kudat Turtle Conservation Society
Contact   : Sofia Johari (+60)19-8228323 / Hermond Magupin (+60)17-8389171
Email     : ktcsociety@gmail.com

Borneo Fruit Festival (9th-20th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Boardwalk, Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Tel       : (+60)88-273810
Activities : Local fruits stalls and vendors (9-20 Sept);
             Durian Buffet @Rm15/head (12-13 Sept);
             Miss Frutti Beauty Pageant (12-13 Sept);
             Kids Fun Art Colouring Contest (13 Sept);
             Health Talk (13 Sept)

Malaysia Day (16th Sept 2015)

Rhythms Of Kinabalu (18th-19th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Auditorium Kompleks JKKN Sabah
Contact   : Miss Sheronica Albert   Tel : (+60)88-237051/052
URL       : rok2015.my-free.website/

Installation Art By The Bay (18th-19th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Tanjung Aru Beach
Organiser : KK Sabah Visual Artists Association
Contact   : Christianne Goonting   HP : (+60)19-8811330
Email     : christianne.goonting@devaser.com

Walk-Wheelathon 2015 (19th Sept 2015)

Walk-Wheelathon 2015 is a walk or wheel (in wheelchair) event.
Venue     : Taman Awam Teluk Likas
Organiser : Sabah Council of Social Services
Contact   : Joeanne Lee   
Tel       : (+60)88-221194   HP : (+60)12-8030533
Email     : mpms_sabah@yahoo.com

Tamparuli 10K Run (20th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Sekolah Menengah Advent, Tamparuli
Organiser : MS Sports and Event Management
Facebook  : Page

Hari Raya Haji (24th Sept 2015)

Betitik Festival 2015 (24th-26th Sept 2015)

Celebration of Borneo’s Bajau culture and heritage featuring 
a series of Betitik (traditional Bajau music) performances.
Event     : Golden Centre Putatan Square, Putatan
Organiser : Komuniti 1Malaysia Kg. Ulu / Ulu Seberang Putatan
Contact   : Awang Saifudin bin Jumat, Chairman   HP : (+60)12-8660170   Fax : (+60)88-772825
Email     : awangsaifudin_hj.jumat@yahoo.com

Borneo Bird Festival (25th-26th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Kinabalu Park & Rainforest Discovery Center, Sandakan 
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board
Contact   : Noredah Othman   Tel : (+60)88-212121   Fax : (+60)88-222666
Email     : noredah@sabahtourism.com   URL : www.borneobirdfestival.com

Borneo International Orchid Show (BIOS) 2015 (25th-27th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Community Hall
Organiser : Borneo Orchid Society Sabah (BOSS)
Contact   : Ms. Alice Ong   HP : (+60)10-9315123
Email     : borneoorchidsociety@gmail.com

Borneon Run (26th Sept 2015)

Venue     : Likas Sports Complex - Tanjung Lipat Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Performance Sportz
Contact   : Douglas/ Marjie   Tel : (+60)88-212268
Email     : info@borneonrun.com   Facebook : Page

OCTOBER 2015

Sabah Women Painters Art Exhibition (10th Jul-16th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Ms. Sara E. Ahmad
Tel       : (+60)88-268748/825/875   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com / art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com 
URL       : www.sabah.gov.my/artgallery/

Sabah Parenting Expo 2015 (2nd-4th Oct 2015)

Venue     : 1Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu 
Organiser : MasterMind , Defferent Enterprise 
Contact   : Lee (+60)16-5575795 / ANITA (+60)16-8255366
Email     : info@parenting-expo.com   URL : parenting-expo.com

4th SATEX, Sabah Tourism Exhibition and SATTA Fair 2015 (2nd-4th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Trade Center, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : SATTA and IEC Midas
Contact   : Dolly Jimayol, Managing Partner, IEC Midas
Tel       : (+60)88-222939   Fax : (+60)88-222985
Email     : dolly@iecmidas.com.my   URL : www.iecmidas.com.my

Borneo Eco Film Festival (2nd-4th Oct 2015)

Organiser : Borneo Eco Film Festival 
Tel       : (+60)88-250443   Fax : (+60)88-393539
Email     : info@beff.org.my   URL : www.beff.org.my

Birthday of Sabah Head of State (3rd Oct 2015)

Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Ms. Elizabeth Borubui    Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

World Animal Day-Wild Run 2015 (4th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Likas Stadium Carpark
Organiser : Performance Sportz
HP        : (+60)12-8011979

Pan Borneo Beads Carnival (7th-11th Oct 2015)

This special exhibition showcases a collection of Borneo beads 
with various functions, such as jewelry, rituals, magic and 
medicine. This bead collection brought from museums in West 
Kalimantan, South Kalimantan Museum, Museum of Central Kalimantan, 
Brunei Museums Department and the Sarawak Museum Department. 
Selling, beads making competition and beading workshops were also held.
Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Su Chin Sidih
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Suchin.Sidih@sabah.gov.my

Bazar Seni (7th Oct 2015)

'Bazar Seni' is held every first Saturday of the month, for every 
month this year.This is more like an art expo where there will 
be art exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

Town and Gown Procession (8th Oct 2015)

Venue     : From Kota Kinabalu Community Centre to DBKK Office
Organiser : University Malaysia Sabah & Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Associate Professor Dr. Mahmud Sudin, Director, Alumni Centre, UMS
Tel       : (+60)88-320000 ext 4918   Fax : (+60)88-320060
Email     : mudsudin@ums.edu.my

Exhibitions in conjunction with Malaysia’s 52nd Anniversary and Birthday Tuan Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (8th Oct-31st Dec 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Arif Abd. Hamid
Tel       : (+60)88-538234   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Arif.AbdHamid@sabah.gov.my

The Signature Food Fest 2015 (2nd Edition) (10th-11th Oct 2015)

Venue     : City Mall
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
Tel       : (+60)88-383453   HP : (+60)14-9575738
Email     : kkfoodevent@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

KK City Run 2015 (11th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Padang Merdeka
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Jainab Saidi
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : Jainab.Saidi@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Run To Give (11th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Sandakan, Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan
Organiser : Four Points by Sheraton Sandakan and Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu
Tel       : (+60)89-244888 
Email     : reservations.sandakan@fourpoints.com 
URL       : www.fourpointssandakan.com   Facebook : Page

Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) (14th Oct 2015)

30th Sabah Annual Art Award (16th Oct 2015-31st Jan 2016)

Venue     : Conservation Centre, Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery / Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Jennifer P. Linggi, Sabah Art Gallery Manager / Curator
Tel       : (+60)88-268806   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

Usunan Parade (17th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Kota Belud
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Madri Talih, Pengurus Cawangan Kota Belud 
Tel       : (+60)88-977066   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : madritalih@yahoo.com

Pink Ribbon Ride & Run 2015 (18th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Imago Mall, Kota Kinabalu
Facebook  : Page

Festival Teater Negeri Sabah 2015 (19th-25th Oct 2015)

Organiser : JKKN Sabah

First Sabah International Tattoo Convention (23rd-25th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Organiser : Koiyak Gloves
Contact   : Max Tinun HP : (+60)10-9503385
Email     : info@sabahtattooconvention.com
URL       : sabahtattooconvention.com/

The 4th Borneo 4WD & Outdoor Show – Borneo’s Premier Outdoor Show (23rd-25th Oct 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Four Wheel Drive Association
Contact   : John Kong, Event Manager
Tel       : (+60)88-210133   Fax : (+60)88-210733
Email     : john@borneosafari.com.my 
Facebook  : Page

Borneo Bird Festival (23rd-25th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Kinabalu National Park
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board, Borneo Bird Club, Sabah Forestry Department and Sabah Parks
Contact   : Cede Prudente   HP : (+60)17-8987069
Email     : cedeprudente@yahoo.com   URL : borneobirdfestival.com

Gambus Festival (24th Oct 2015)

The Gambus (a traditional lute) is one of the oldest stringed musical 
instruments made by the Brunei Community in the west coast of Sabah.
Venue     : Papar Community Hall 
Organiser : Sabah Brunei Association
Contact   : Nismah Kanak
Tel       : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-223071
Email     : nismahk@yahoo.com

Baginda Country Run (24th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Keningau
URL       : www.eventbrite.com

Tamu Besar Kota Belud (24th-25th Oct 2015)

The Tamu Besar is the biggest traditional open-air market held in Sabah. 
Venue     : Town Padang, Kota Belud
Organiser : District Office of Kota Belud 
Contact   : Mr. Peter Jiton, Assistant District Officer (Administration)
Tel       : (+60)88-976622 ext 16   Fax : (+60)88-977064 
Email     : Peter.Jiton@sabah.gov.my

Notolon Tarob Festival (24th-25th Oct 2015)

The Notolon Tarob Festival (Solar Eclipse) is held on the 
24th of October to commemorate the solar eclipse that took 
place in the Matunggong District on the same date in 1994. 
This phenomenon is rare and highly feared by the Rungus people 
as they believe an eclipse is a sign of disaster if they are 
unable to appease a young sky god named Tarob. The celebration 
is held for several hours in a longhouse, where family and friends 
gather to sing and dance to the mesmerizing beat of the gong.
Venue     : Matunggong Town
Organiser : Sabah Momogun Rungus Association
Contact   : Mr. Stephen Nogiris Sabala
Tel       : (+60)88-676100   Fax : (+60)88-611203
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

18th Sabah Hospitality Fiesta (24th-25th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Karamunsing Complex
Organiser : Malaysia Association Hotels Sabah Chapter, ATI College (Co-organizer)
Contact   : Mabel Cheong   Tel : (+60)88-253731
Email     : atic_marketing@live.com

Nasam Sabah Colour Walk 2015 (25th Oct 2015)

Tel       : (+60)88-261568   Facebook : Page

25th Borneo Safari International Off Road Challenge (25th Oct-1st Nov 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Tourism Board, Jalan Gaya
Organiser : Sabah Four Wheel Drive Association
Contact   : Mr. Liew Vui Kiong, Event Manager
Tel       : (+60)88-210133   Fax : (+60)88-210733
Email     : john@borneosafari.com.my 
Facebook  : Page

Diana King Live In Malaysia 2015 (29th Oct 2015)

Venue     : Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu, Oceanus Lifestyle Mall
Organiser : Hard Rock Cafe Kota Kinabalu
Tel       : (+60)88-273952
URL       : hardrock.com

Festival Bamboo & Ginger Tambunan 2015 (29th – 31st Oct 2015)

Venue     : Tambunan District
Organiser : Tambunan District
Contact   : Encik Thomas Logijin / Encik Herry Awit
Tel       : (+60)87-771800 / 770203

14th Matunggong Gong Festival (30th-31st Oct 2015)

The gong is one of the quintessential musical instruments of Sabah and 
is produced by craftmakers at Sumangkap Village in Matunggong. See how 
they are made and played to produce the unique sounds of ethnic Sabah music. 
Organiser : Matunggong Sub-district Office
Contact   : Bianus Kontong   
Tel       : (+60)88-613760/2   HP : (+60)10-4095599   Fax : (+60)88-613786 
Email     : bianus.kontong@sabah.gov.my

Menumbok Fishermen Festival (30th Oct-1st Nov 2015)

The fishing community of Menumbok is celebrated for its contribution 
to the economic development of the district in this festival which is 
also a show of appreciation for the bountiful harvest from the sea.
Venue     : Mempakul Beach, Menumbok
Organiser : Menumbok Sub-District Office
Contact   : Mr.Awang Tajudin bin Ag.Bahar   Tel : (+60)87-831216   Fax : (+60)87-831071
Email     : AgTajudin.AgBahar@sabah.gov.my

Halloween Run 2015 (31st Oct 2015)

Venue     : Likas Parking Lot, Likas Sport Complex
Organiser : EVENTfinder. Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Susan Shahira, Auther J. Datuk Kimon
HP        : (+60)19-8812236   Tel : (+60)88-249945
Email     : eventfinderkk@gmail.com  
URL       : www.eventbrite.com   Facebook : Page

NOVEMBER 2015

25th Borneo Safari International Off Road Challenge (25th Oct-1st Nov 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Four Wheel Drive Association
Contact   : John Kong, Event Manager
Tel       : (+60)88-210133   Fax : (+60)88-210733
Email     : john@borneosafari.com.my   Facebook : Page

Menumbok Fishermen Festival (30th Oct-1st Nov 2015)

The fishing community of Menumbok is celebrated for its contribution 
to the economic development of the district in this festival which is 
also a show of appreciation for the bountiful harvest from the sea.
Venue     : Mempakul Beach, Menumbok
Organiser : Menumbok Sub-District Office
Contact   : Mr.Awang Tajudin bin Ag.Bahar   Tel : (+60)87-831216   Fax : (+60)87-831071
Email     : AgTajudin.AgBahar@sabah.gov.my

XTrail Ranauthlon15 (1st Nov 2015)

Organiser : Asia Xtreme Adventure
HP        : (+60)12-8011979 / (+65)96900789
Email     : ask.asiaxtreme@gmail.com

Balik Kampung School Activities (2nd-3rd Nov 2015)

Students either primary or secondary school are welcome to join 
the Balik Kampung School Program at Heritage Village, Sabah Museum 
Complex. This program aims to educate and grow a sense of 
appreciation of the cultural heritage and prepare them upon 
returning to their hometowns during the school holidays.
Venue     : Heritage Village, Sabah Museum Complex
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr.  Dius Kubud   Tel : (+60)88-253199   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Dius.Kubud@sabah.gov.my

Ricky Light Foot Spitfire Challenge (7th Nov 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Adventure Challenge 
Contact   : Mr Azman Avtar S. Sandu, Race Director   
HP        : (+60)16-2190757   Fax : (+60)87-414199 
Email     : info@sabahadventurechallenge.com    URL : www.borneoultra.com/rlf/

Kota Marudu Festival 2015 (7th-8th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Kota Marudu Community Hall & Kota Marudu Town Field
Organiser : Kota Marudu District Office
Contact    : Mr. Sualim Sanan, District Officer
Tel        : (+60)88-661321   Fax : (+60)88-661419
Email      : Sualim.Sanan@sabah.gov.my

Karnival Manik Se-Borneo (7th-11th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Sabah Musuem
Contact   : Puan Su Chin Sidih
Tel       : (+60)88-225033   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Suchin.Sidih@sabah.gov.my

Fitness & Health Fair 2015 – Ignition Team (8th Nov 2015@11am-7pm)

Venue     : Foo Chow Hall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Ignition Team/ Tini Salsa KK
Contact   : Adrian Pang (+60)16-8133869 / Tini Salsa KK (+60)16-8102910
Email     : Adrianpth92@hotmail.com   Facebook : Page

Borneo Divers’ Celebration of Sea Turtles in Mabul 2015 (9th-12th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Organiser : Borneo Divers and Sea Sports (Sabah) Sdn. Bhd.
Tel       : (+60)88-222226 / 221340   Fax : (+60)88-221550
Email     : Information@BorneoDivers.info   
URL       : borneodivers.info   Facebook : Page

Deepavali Day (10th Nov 2015)

Adat Resam Monidut Sidut Suku Kaum Rungus (14th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Rumah Panjang Kampung Paku, Matungong Kudat

2nd World Toilet Convention & Exhibition 2015 (19th-22nd Nov 2015)

Venue     : Merdeka Town Padang , Kota Kinabalu Sabah
Organiser : 2nd World Toilet Association World Convention Secretariat
Tel       : (+60)88-438128   Fax : (+60)88-438127
Email     : info@wtaconvention.com

Perfect Livin 2015 – Home and Lifestyle Exhibition (20th-22nd Nov 2015)

Venue     : 1 Borneo Kota Kinabalu
URL       : www.perfectlivin.com

Sabah Wedding Showcase (20th-22th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall (Concourse LG area)

Sabah Wellness Expo (20th-22th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
Tel       : (+60)88-383453   HP : (+60)14-9575738
Email     : kkfoodevent@gmail.com  Facebook : Page

Sabah Tourism Awards 2015 (21st Nov 2015)

Venue     : The Magellan Grand Ballroom, Sutera Harbour Resort
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board & Sri Pelancongan Sabah
Contact   : Francesca Lydia
Tel       : (+60)88-232121 / 212121   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : francesca@sabahtourism.com   URL : www.sabahtourismawards.com

Bamboo Music Festival (26th Nov 2015)

Celebrate the versatility of the bamboo in the form of musical expression.
Venue     : Community Hall Tun Hamdan, Tamparuli 
Organiser : District Office of Tamparuli / Bamboo Music Orchestra Association Kinabalu (OMBAK)
Contact   : Celestinus Lawanding, Assistant District Officer Puan Jane Thing, 
            Chairman of the Bamboo Music Orchestra Association Kinabalu (OMBAK) 
Tel       : (+60)88-782154   Fax : (+60)88-782871
Email     : Celestinus.Lawanding@sabah.gov.my

Sago Festival (Pesta Rumbia) (28th-29th Nov 2015)

Discover the many uses of the sago palm or rumbia at one of the main 
tourism event highlights of Kuala Penyu. Sample delicious local 
delicacies including the gooey ambuyat and wriggling sago worms.
Venue     : Dato Shahbandar Makang Hall, Kuala Penyu
Organiser : District Office of Kuala Penyu
Contact   : Edmund Teo (District Officer)   Tel : (+60)87-884900   Fax : (+60)87-884229
Email     : Edmund.Teo@sabah.gov.my

Kokol Hill Challange 2015 (29th Nov 2015)

Venue     : Menggatal Town Padang
Organiser : EVENTfinder. Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Susan Shahira
Tel       : (+60)88-249945   HP : (+60)19-8812236
Email     : eventfinderkk@gmail.com

DECEMBER 2015

Exhibitions in conjunction with Malaysia’s 52nd Anniversary and Birthday Tuan Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (8th Oct-31st Dec 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Arif Abd. Hamid
Tel       : (+60)88-538234   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Arif.AbdHamid@sabah.gov.my

The Pan Borneo Expedition – Experience Borneo Like Never Before (1st-10th Dec 2015)

Organiser : Sabah Four Wheel Drive Association
Contact   : John Kong, Event Manager
Tel       : (+60)88-210133   Fax : (+60)88-210733
Email     : info@panborneoexpedition.com

5th Sabah Parks Community Day (2nd-3rd Dec 2015)

Sabah Parks Community Day is a day of consolidation of local 
communities living around the Kinabalu Park to celebrate the 
listing as a World Heritage Site. During these two days, 
climbing of the mountain will be exclusively for the natives 
of the communities residing in Kundasang. While the natives 
perform rituals such as Monolob and Mongoi Kakap Id Gayo Ngaran
 that are conducted by the Advisory Council Custom Kinabalu Community 
and make their journey up and down the mountain.
Venue     : Kompleks Taman Kinabalu, Kundasang, Ranau
Organiser : Sabah Parks & Komuniti Gunung Kinabalu 
Contact   : Mr.Justinus Guntabid, Park Manager
Tel       : (+60)88-889888   Fax : (+60)88-889068
Email     : gjustinus@gmail.com

Bazar Seni (5th Dec 2015)

'Bazar Seni' is held every first Saturday of the month, for every 
month this year.This is more like an art expo where there will 
be art exhibitions as well as talent search. Admission is Free!
Venue     : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Organiser : Jabatan Kebudayaan & Kesenian Negara Sabah Complex
Tel       : (+60)88-237051 / 237052   Fax : (+60)88-242052

Soleil Trinity’s Jessie Lee Talks About 2016 : Year of the Fire Monkey -Friend or Foe (5th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Grandis Hotel, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Soleil Trinity
HP        : (+60)12-9089914 / (+60)19-8623591
Email     : contact@soleiltrinity.com   URL : www.soleiltrinity.com/

15th Sabah Open 2015 Dancesport Championship (5th Dec 2015)

Venue     : 1 Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Imperial Ballroom Dancing School
Contact   : Anthony Keung (+60)19-8213322 / Lucy Yong (+60)16-8331008

XC2-Xtreme Course Challenge (5th-6th Dec 2015)

Organiser : Asia Xtreme Adventure
HP        : (+60)12-8011979 / (+65)96900789
Email     : ask.asiaxtreme@gmail.com

Ba … Let’s Go To The Park (5th-6th Dec 2015)

This two-day event features a variety of fun activities 
and competitions for the family to enjoy, including a 
mountain bike race, fishing tournament and treasure hunt.
Venue     : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Organiser : Sabah Agriculture Park, Tenom
Contact   : Mr. Leon Annol, Park Manager 
Tel       : (+60)87-737952/3   Fax : (+60)87-737571

Rhino X-Run (6th Dec 2015)

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Mesilouthon 21KM (12th Dec 2015)

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Notolon Tarob Festival (12th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Matunggong Town
Organiser : Sabah Momogun Rungus Association
Contact   : Mr. Stephen Nogiris Sabala
Tel       : (+60)88-676100   Fax : (+60)88-611203
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

Hobbycon (12th-13th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Likas Sports Complex Badminton Court, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Hobbycon
Contact   : Johan Julian Lee   HP : (+60)16-8311440
Email     : contact@hobbycon.my   URL : www.hobbycon.my

Spirit of Nunuk Ragang (Sunduan Do’ Nunuk Ragang) (13th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Ranau Sabah
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board 
Contact   : Mr. Supian Buang, Penolong Pengurus Bahagian Acara Sabah Cultural Board
Tel       : (+60)88-977066   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : supianbuang@yahoo.com

1st Kiulu Adventure Challenge (13th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Kiulu District
Organiser : Sri Pelancongan Sabah/Kiulu Tourism Association
Contact   : Zachary Mobijohn
HP        : (+60)13-8504007   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : zachary@sabahtourism.com

Gaya Christmas Carnival (15th-18th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Gaya Street and Lintasan Deasoka
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall & Sabah Council of Churches
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-316137
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Facon Education Fair (18th Dec 2015@12pm-4pm)

Venue     : Sandakan Hotel, Sandakan
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
URL       : www.faconex.com   Facebook : Page

Sandakan Run Getting To Zero Hiv (19th Dec 2015)

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Facon Education Fair (19th Dec 2015@12pm-4pm)

Venue     : Hyatt Regency, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
URL       : www.faconex.com   Facebook : Page

Facon Education Fair (20th Dec 2015@12pm-4pm)

Venue     : MB Hotel, Tawau
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
URL       : www.faconex.com   Facebook : Page

Rip Curl Presents Borneo Surf Festival 2015 (18th-20th Dec 2015)

Venue     : Nexus Resort and Spa Karambunai
Organiser : Persatuan Luncur Ombak Negeri Sabah (Sabah Surfing Association)
Contact   : Clarissa Nena (+60)12-8340109 / (Vendors) Fina (+60)12-3069977
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Christmas Day (25th Dec 2015)

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