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SABAH EVENTS 2016

JANUARY 2016

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

Sabah Masters 2016 (6th-9th Jan 2016)

Venue     : Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board
Contact   : Effendi Mahany
Tel       : (+60)88-211892   Fax : (+60)88-211893
Email     : effendi@sabahtourism.com   URL : aseanpgatour.com/

KK Best Nasi Lemak Cooking Competition (10th Jan 2016)

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

New Talents Exhibition (15th Jan-8th Apr 2016)

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     : 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

‘Family History Makes the Nation History’ Photography Exhibition (18th Jan-31st Mar 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Evren Subal
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Evren.Subal@sabah.gov.my

‘Fallen Heroes’ of Petagas (21st Jan 2016)

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)88-219175
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Dragon, Unicorn & Lion Assembly (23rd Jan 2016)

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 : Likas Sports Complex
Organiser : The United Sabah Chinese Communities Association of Kota Kinabalu
Contact : Mr.Tommy Chaw (Organizer) / Lim Shim Min (Secretary)
Tel : (+60)88-221440 Fax : (+60)88-221440
Email : uscca_kk@yahoo.com

Ruhiang / Kiulu Adventure Challenge (23rd-24th Jan 2016)

Venue     : Tamparuli Tamu Ground,Tamparuli Town
Organiser : Tamparuli Sub-District Office & Casero Events
Contact   : Mr. Steve Johnny Mositun/Reinggo Tom Barantau/Mr. Celestinus Lawanding
Tel       : (+60)88-782154   HP : (+60)19-8601717   Fax : (+60)88-782871
Email     : info@caserosabah.com   URL : rukiac.caserosabah.com/   Facebook : Page

Chinese New Year Carnival (30th Jan 2016)

Venue     : Lintasan Deasoka & Gaya Street
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui 
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

FEBRUARY 2016

31st Sabah Annual Art Selection (1st Feb-31st Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Sara E. Ahmad
Tel       : (+60)88-268748/825   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com/art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

16th City Day Celebration (2nd Feb 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Sabah
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Syron A. Tunggolou   Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : syron@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Chinese New Year (8th-9th Feb 2016)

UNITAR-SIDMA Charity Fun Run (13th Feb 2016)

Venue     : Kompleks Sukan Likas
Organiser : SIDMA Collage Sabah
Contact   : Salumah Binti Nain
Tel       : (+60)88-732000 (ext.328)   Fax : (+60)88-732019
Email     : salumah@sidma.edu.my   Facebook : Page

Penampang Run (14th Feb 2016)

Solo Art Exhibition: ‘Traces around the world’ (25th Feb-25th Mar 2016)

Venue     : 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

Odou Bakanjar (27th Feb 2016)

Celebrated by the Tatana community of Sabah, who reside in the Kuala Penyu district. 
Venue     : Sabah Cultural Board
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Supian Buang, Assistant Manager III (Cultural Events Division)
Tel       : (+60)88-268789   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : supianbuang@yahoo.com

Paul The Resonator ‘Country Blues in KK’ (27th Feb 2016@11am)

Venue     : The Borneo Lounge, Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu 
URL       : www.sparks.org.my   Facebook : Page

City Day Open Regatta (27th-28th Feb 2016)

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

Borneo Sun Bear Run (28th Feb 2016)

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Peraduan Fotografi Hari Hidupan Liar Sedunia 2016 (29th Feb 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Jabatan Hidupan Liar (JHL) Sabah
Email     : nathdyia@gmail.com   URL : www.wildlife.sabah.gov.my/

MARCH 2016

‘Family History Makes the Nation History’ Photography Exhibition (18th Jan-31st Mar 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Evren Subal
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Evren.Subal@sabah.gov.my

Sabah Wedding Showcase (4th-6th Mar 2016@11am-9pm)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing

Beaufort 60k Ultra Marathon (6th Mar 2016)

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

Facon Education Fair (11th Mar 2016@12pm-6pm)

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

Facon Education Fair (12th Mar 2016@12pm-6pm)

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

Facon Education Fair (13th Mar 2016@12pm-6pm)

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

KK City Day Karate Open 2016 (11th-13th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Community Hall
Organiser : KOI Karate Association of KK / Kota Kinabalu City Hall 
Contact   : Elizabeth Borubui 
Tel       : (+60)88-521800 Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Ranau 12KM Charity Run 2016 (12th Mar 2016)

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Fight Fest: MATA LEAO (13th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Complex Likas Corridor (in front of Gymnasium & Badminton entrance), Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Kinabalu Fighters Martial Arts & Fitness Centre with DBKK
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Property Expo (18th-20th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Trade Centre, KK

Borneo Headhunters Hat (19th-20th Mar 2016)

Borneo Headhunters Hat, the biggest international Ultimate 
frisbee tournament in Borneo is back for its 7th year running.
Venue     : Likas Sports Complex
Organiser : Borneo Headhunters Hat
URL       : borneoheadhuntershat.com   Facebook : Page

Borneo Seven 2016 (19th-20th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Eagles Rugby Club,Sandakan
Organiser : Eagles Rugby Club
Contact   : Benno Ong   Tel : (+60)89-237100   HP : (+60)19-8833750
Email     : benno@ijm.com   URL : www.borneoeagles.com/

Dimban 5K Fun Run (20th Mar 2016)

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Run Forest Run (20th Mar 2016)

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KK City PhotoRace (20th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu City, Sabah
Contact   : Ms Susan   HP : (+60)19-8812236
Email     : eventfinderskk@gmail.com

International Conference on Marine Science & Aquaculture 2016 (ICOMSA) (23rd-24th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Pan Pacific Hotel Sutera Harbour Resort
Organiser : Borneo Marine Research Institute/ Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Contact   : Dr. Annita Yong / Mohd. Tamrin Bin Mohd. Lal
Tel       : (+60)88-320000 (Ext 2589 -Dr. Annita / Ext 2602 - Mohd. Tamrin)
Email     : icomsa@ums.edu.my

Good Friday (25th Mar 2016)

Sabah Adventure Challenge Race / Ultra Trail Run 2016 (25th-27th Mar 2016)

Organiser : Borneo Ultra Trails Sdn Bhd (formerly Sabah Adventure Challenge)
Contact   : Ms.Martina Yong, Event Communications   HP : (+60)10-9334800
Email     : info@borneoultra.com   URL : borneoultra.com   Facebook : Page

Karnival Al Aqsa Di Hatiku (KADH) (25th-27th Mar 2016)

Venue     : Padang Bandaran Sandakan & Kompleks Sukan Tawau
Organiser : Aman Palestin Berhad
Contact   : Miss Jumriati / Miss Nurti
Tel       : (+60)88-486281 / 89-749341
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APRIL 2016

New Talents Exhibition (15th Jan-8th Apr 2016)

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     : 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

11th International Sabah Open Dart Tournament  (1st-3rd Apr 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu Community Hall 
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall 
Contact   : Lifred Wong   Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : lifred@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Dance Mania KK (3rd Apr 2016)

Venue     : Foo Chow Hall, Kota Kinabalu
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Sabah Adventure Challenge Race / Ultra Trail Run 2016 (3rd-5th Apr 2016)

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

Special Exhibition-’Collection of Islamic Civilization’ (5th Apr-31st Aug 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Nismah Kanak
Tel       : (+60)88-538234   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Nismah.Kanak@sabah.gov.my

Sleep over at the Museum & Night Safari at the Sabah Museum (9th-10th Apr 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Norsiah Jerin
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Norsiah.Jerin@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Seri Mengasih Heroes Run (10th Apr 2016)

URL       : serimengasih.org/heroes-run-2/

Invitational Artists Exhibition (11th Apr-8th Jul 2016)

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

Open Tagal at Tagal Tinopikon Park (16th Apr 2016)

Venue     : Tagal Tinopikon Park
Organiser : AJ Best Travel Sdn Bhd
Contact   : Reshie Majau, Sales Operation Executive
Tel       : (+60)88-718459   fAX : (+60)88-728459
Email     : ajbestsb2013@gmail.com

Smart Kids Run (17th Apr 2016)

Venue     : Likas Sport Complex Jogging Track, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Contact   : Ms Susan   HP : (+60)19-8812236
Email     : eventfinderskk@gmail.com

Tambunan Kaamatan Run (17th Apr 2016)

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23rd Sabah International Fishing Tournament (19th-24th Apr 2016)

Venue     : Fishing Grounds at Layang-Layang Reef  
Organiser : Sabah Anglers Association 
Contact   : Nancy Lai (Organising Secretary)   HP : (+60)17-8308798
Email     : sabahanglers@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

Regatta Lepa Semporna (22th-24th Apr 2016)

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   : Mr. Chacho Hj. Bullah, District Officer
Tel       : (+60)89-781518/663   Fax : (+60)89-781472
Email     : Chacho.Bulah@sabah.gov.my

Sabah Ethnic Folk Games, Handicrafts and Food Carnival (22nd-24th Apr 2016)

Venue     : Sandakan Sport Complex
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Rozietha Bumburing , Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Manager
Tel       : (+60)88-258761   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : nanak_goku@yahoo.com

Homedec Exhibition (22nd-24th Apr 2016)

Venue     : 1Borneo Mall, Kota Kinabalu,
URL       : homedec.com.my   Facebook : Page

Get Malaysia Dancing (27th-28th Apr 2016)

Venue     : SMK Narinang Kota Belud, Sabah

KK Food & Bakery Fiesta 2016 亚庇美食烘焙节 (23rd-24th Apr 2016)

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

Lets We Forget Run (24th Apr 2016)

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)88-219175
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Anzac Day (25th Apr 2016)

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

Bukit Tengkorak Archaeological Museum (25th Apr 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Peter Molijol
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/ 216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Peter.Molijol@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Borneo Death March 250K (25th Apr-1st May 2016)

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

Rungus Kiansamung Festival (29th-30th Apr 2016)

Head north to the village of Tinangol in Kudat for the 
Rungus Kiansamung Festival in search of the Rungus strongman. 
Venue     : Kg. Tinangol, Matunggong Kudat
Organiser : Rungus Strongman Club
Contact   : Mr. Stephen Nogiris Sabala
HP        : (+60)16-8373910   Fax : (+60)88-663187
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

Sabah Fest 2016 – A Cultural Extravaganza (29th Apr-1st May 2016)

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

17th Borneo Island International Big Bikes Festival (BIIBBF) (29th Apr-1st May 2016)

Venue     : Hakka Association Banquet Hall, Tanjung Lipat 
Contact   : secretariat   HP : (+60)16-8386796
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MAY 2016

Borneo Death March 250K (25th Apr-1st May 2016)

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

Sabah Fest 2016 – A Cultural Extravaganza (29th Apr-1st May 2016)

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

Borneo International Marathon (BIM) (1st May 2016)

Venue     : Along coastal roads of Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Champioship Sports Event Sdn Bhd
Contact   : Dr. Helen Lasimbang
Tel       : (+60)88-218833   Fax : (+60)88-218833
Email     : info@borneomarathon.com   URL : borneomarathon.com/   Facebook : Page

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2016 (1st May-30th Jun 2016)

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

Mabul World Turtle Day 2016 (3rd-8th May 2016)

Venue     : Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Organiser : Borneo Divers And Sea Sports (Sabah) Sdn Bhd and Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Contact   : Luke J. Cox (General Manager , Borneo Divers & Sea Sports Sabah Sdn. Bhd)
Tel       : (+60)88-222226 / 221340   Fax : (+60)88-221550
Email     : mabulworldturtleday@gmail.com
URL       : www.borneodivers.info/   Facebook : Page

Pesta Pantun (7th May 2016)

Venue    : Auditorium Kompleks JKKN Sabah
Contact  : Encik Johan Wahyuddin   Tel : (+60)88-237051 / 052

Harvest Festival, Sandakan (8th May 2016)

The Kadazandusun & Murut communities celebrate the Harvest 
Festival at the Sandakan Community Hall. Get into the Ka’amatan 
mood by joining the people of Sandakan with various cultural 
highlights such as the Unduk Ngadau (Harvest Beauty Queen) and 
Sugandoi (Singing Competition).
Venue     : Sandakan Community Hall
Organiser : Sandakan Municipal COuncil
Contact   : Johny Ronggitom & Irene Johnny 
Tel       : (+60)89-273219   Fax : (+60)89-274659
Email     : Johny.Ronggitom@sabah.gov.my

Pitas Bengkoka Festival 2016 (13th-15th May 2016)

A colourful event held in conjunction with the 
Harvest Festival to showcase Pitas and its attractions.

Venue     : Bengkoka Square, Pitas
Organiser : Pitas District Office
Contact   : Bubudan O.T. Majalu, District Officer
Tel       : (+60)88-615760/7   Fax : (+60)88-615521
Email     : Bubudan.Majalu@sabah.gov.my

Selfie & Wefie Competition (14th May 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum 
Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Dius Kubud 
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230 
Email     : Dius.Kubud@sabah.gov.my

Sonsoluyon Paragliding 2016 (14th-15th May 2016)

Venue     : Ranau Paragliding Park, Ranau Sports Complex
Organiser : Ranau Paragliding Committee 
Contact   : Mr. Jesteni   HP : (+60)13-8650545
Email     : jestenirpg@gmail.com

Harvest Festival, Kota Belud (15th May 2016)

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       : (+60)88-976622 ext 16   Fax : (+60)88-977064
Email     : Peter.Jiton@sabah.gov.my

Harvest Festival, Tamparuli (18th May 2016)

The district of Tamparuli celebrate the Harvest Festival 
with their own line-up of exciting events and the crowning 
of the Unduk Ngadau (Harvest Beauty Queen). 
Venue     : Tun Hamdan Community Hall, Tamparuli
Organiser : Tamparulid Sub-district Office
Contact   : Mr. Celestinus Lawanding,Assistant District Officer
Tel       : (+60)88-782154   Fax : (+60)88-782871
Email     : Celestinus.Lawanding@sabah.gov.my

International Museum Day (18th May 2016)

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   : Ms. Caroline Mosigil
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : carolemosigil@gmail.com   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Kota Kinabalu City Harvest Festival (19th-21st May 2016)

The Ka'amatan (Harvest) festival is celebrated as a thanksgiving 
in honour of Bambaazon (the rice spirit) for a good harvest by 
the Kadazandusun and Murut communities in Sabah.
Venue     : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Joannes Solidau
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : tkpo@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Wesak Day (21st May 2016)

Hasuu Tasu 2016 (21st May 2016)

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

Sabah FCAS International Dragon Boat Race (21st-22nd May 2016)

Venue     : Teluk 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   URL : sabahdragonboat.com/

The 4th Borneo 4WD & Outdoor Show – Borneo’s Premier Outdoor Show (21st-22nd May 2016)

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   URL : www.theborneoexpedition.com/2016/

Kuala Penyu District Harvest Festival Celebration (22nd May 2016)

The Harvest Festival celebration continues in the district of 
Kuala Penyu with a myriad of activities,cultural performances 
and the crowning of the Unduk Ngadau ( Harvest Beauty Queen)
Venue     : Kuala Penyu Town
Organiser : Kuala Penyu District Office
Contact   : Abd, Rahim@ Rosli Bin Yacob , Assistant District Officer
Tel       : (+60)87-884715   Fax : (+60)87-884229
Email     : Abd.Rahim.yacob@sabah.gov.my

Cultural Diversity and Ocean Run (22nd May 2016)

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5th SOGCE, Sabah Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition (23th-24th May 2016)

Venue     : Magellan Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : IEC Mdas
Contact   : Ms. Dolly Jimayol, Managing Partner
Tel       : (+60)88-222939   HP : (+60)16-8359488   Fax : (+60)88-222985
Email     : dolly@iecmidas.com.my   URL : www.sabahoilandgas.com.my

Harvest Festival Open Regatta (28th-29th May 2016)

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

The Reef Day (28th May 2016)

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

SPECIALIZED KK Duathlon (29th May 2016)

Venue     : Menara Tun Mustafa
Organiser : Performance Sportz
Contact   : Douglas Yu Siaw Fung / Race Director
Tel       : (+60)88-212268  Fax : (+60)88-212268
Email     : douglas@performancesportz.com   Facebook : Page

Tadau Ka’amatan Celebration (30th-31st May 2016)

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

JUNE 2016

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2016 (1st Jun-31st Jul 2016)

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

KK Arts Festival (1st Jun-31st Jul 2016)

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

Sandakan Festival (1st Jun-31st Dec 2016)

Venue     : Several Locations in Sandakan
Organiser : Sandakan Municipal COuncil
Contact   : Faizal Setoh
Tel       : (+60)89-275400 ext 321   Fax : (+60)89-213452
Email     : Farizal.Setoh@sabah.gov.my

Ranau International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (3rd-4th Jun 2016)

Venue     : Ranau 
Organiser : Ranau Paragliding Committee
Contact   : Mr. Jesteni Salim, Chairman
HP        : (+60)13-8650545   Fax : (+60)88-242052
Email     : Jestenirpg@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

The Launching of Gimpuhut Foundation (3rd-4th Jun 2016)

Venue     : Matunggong Town
Organiser : Rungus Fashion Association Sabah
Contact   : Ms. Jelsey Marubil   HP : (+60)11-12687273
Email     : Jell.oley@gmail.com

Borneo Ultra Trail Marathon (4th Jun 2016)

Organiser : Sabah Adventure Challenge
Contact   : Ms. Martina Yong, Event Communications   Tel : (+60)87-414199 
Email     : info@sabahadventurechallenge.com

Sunset Music Festival at the Tip of Borneo (4th Jun 2016)

Embark on a musical journey at Tanjung Simpang Mengayau 
(Tip Of Borneo), Kudat. Be serended with classical favourites 
and contemporary tunes as the sunsets in the horizon.
Venue     : Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, Kudat
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board/Sri Pelancongan Sabah
Contact   : Zachary Mobijohn
Tel       : (+60)88-232121   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : zachary@sabahtourism.com   URL : www.sunsetmusicfest.my

Larian Eco Campus UMS @ Eco Run (4th Jun 2016)

Venue     : University Malaysia Sabah
Organiser : University Malaysia Sabah
Contact   : L.Elilarasi   HP : (+60)16-3791255
Email     : elil.sekwi@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

Sandakan Run-Sambutan Hari Kolorektal (Kanser Usus) (4th Jun 2016)

Facebook  : Page

Kinabalu Sabah Run “We Run To Remember” (5th Jun 2016)

Venue     : Padang Merdeka Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : AGARAS (Angkatan Gabungan Rakyat Sabah)
Contact   : Ms. Wendy John   HP (+60)12-8838309

Mesilouthon (5th Jun 2016)

Venue     : Dewan Masyarakat Kundasang
Facebook  : Page

Remembering Double Six (6th Jun 2016)

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)88-219175
Email     : elizabeth@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Sandakan Founding Day (21st Jun 2016)

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)89-275400 ext 321   Fax : (+60)89-213452
Email     : Farizal.Setoh@sabah.gov.my

JULY 2016

31st Sabah Annual Art Selection (1st Feb-31st Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Art Gallery
Organiser : Sabah Art Gallery
Contact   : Sara E. Ahmad
Tel       : (+60)88-268748/825   Fax : (+60)88-210040
Email     : sara.sabahart@gmail.com/art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com

Invitational Artists Exhibition (11th Apr-8th Jul 2016)

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

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2016 (1st Jun-31st Jul 2016)

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

The Launch of Magahau Rungus Festival (1st Jul 2016)

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   : Mr Stephen Nogiris Sabala
Tel       : (+60)88-676100   HP : (+60)16-8373910   Fax : (+60)88-663187
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

Crafts Exotica 2016 (1st-26th Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Puan Su Chin Sidih
Tel       : (+60)88-225033 / 216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Suchin.Sidih@sabah.gov.my

 

Agnes Keith Day (6th Jul 2016)

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     : Muzium.Sabah@sabah.gov.my / Joanis.Ogak@sabah.gov.my 

Hari Raya Aidilfitri (7th-8th Jul 2016)

Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival (KKIF) (8th-17th Jul 2016)

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

Pampang Run (10th Jul 2016)

Venue     : KDCA, Penampang
Tel       : (+60)88-204130
Facebook  : Page

Sabah Women Painters Art Exhibition (11th Jul-16th Oct 2016)

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 Day (15th Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms Stella Moo-Tan
Tel       : (+60)88-221140   Fax : (+60)88-229593
Email     : Stella.Moo@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Hongkod Koisaan 10K Run (17th Jul 2016)

Venue     : KDCA Cultural Center, Penampang

Kudat Festival (21st-24th Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sidek Eslanade, Kudat
Organiser : Kudat District Office
Contact   : Sapdin Ibrahim, District Officer
Tel       : (+60)88-620402   Fax : (+60)88-611303
Email     : sapdin.ibrahim@sabah.gov.my

Kota Kinabalu Jazz Festival (22nd-23rd Jul 2016)

A much anticipate jazz musical extravaganza that features 
a line-up of International and Local artists performing 
together on the same stage. The Jazz Festival is a fundraising 
event benefitting various charities in the state.
Venue     : Covered Tennis Court, Sutera Harbour Marina Golf & Country Club, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : SPArKS & Rotary Club Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Datuk Adeline Leong/ RTN. Frankie Fu
HP        : (+60)19-8539922 / 16-8106438   Fax : (+60)88-222985
Email     : sparksmalaysia@gmail.com   URL : www.kkjazzfest.com   Facebook : Page

Sabah Wedding Showcase (22nd-24th Jul 2016@11am-9pm)

Venue     : Suria Sabah Shopping Mall (Main Atrium)
HP        : (+60)14-9575738

AMC College Charity Run 2016 (23rd Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Trade Centre
Organiser : AMC College
Tel       : (+60)88-235218
Email     :  noorfazilah.my@amccollege.edu.my   Facebook : Page

Topokon De Tour (24th Jul 2016)

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My Green Health Fair (24th-26th Jul 2016)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Organiser : Eleventh Avenue Marketing 
Contact   : Mr. Alfred Allen Ginsos
HP        : (+60)14-9575738 / 13-8790800
Email     : 11thavenuemarketing@gmail.com

11th Sabah International Folklore Festival 2016 (25th-30th Jul 2016)

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

7th Folk Art Festival (25th-30th Jul 2016)

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)88-264235
Email     : jplinggi@yahoo.co.uk / art.gallery.sabah@gmail.com
Facebook  : Page

8th Local Folk Dance Competition (Tugu Budaya) (26th-29th Jul 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Cultural Centre, Penampang
Organiser : Sabah Cultural Board
Contact   : Mr Sony Jaya
Tel       : (+60)88-268750 / 806   Fax : (+60)88-264235
Email     : siffborneo@gmail.com or sonyjaya5978@gmail.com
Facebook  : Page

Closing Celebration of Magahau Rungus Festival (29th-31st Jul 2016)

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)88-663187
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

Warrior’s Day Celebration (Hari Pahlawan) (31st Jul 2016)

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   : Syron A. Tunggolou
Tel       : (+60)88-521800 
Fax       : (+60)88-219175 
Email     : syron@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Sandakan Warrior’s Day (31st Jul 2016)

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 ext 321   Fax : (+60)89-274659
Email     : Farizal.Setoh@sabah.gov.my

Tuaran Run (31st Jul 2016)

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AUGUST 2016

Special Exhibition-’Collection of Islamic Civilization’ (5th Apr-31st Aug 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Nismah Kanak
Tel       : (+60)88-538234   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Nismah.Kanak@sabah.gov.my

Launching of Merdeka Month (1st Aug 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Syron A. Tunggolou
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : syron@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Malaysian Craft Promotion (1st Aug-30th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Piazza Harbour Mall, Sandakan
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development (Sabah Branch)
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461 / 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

Pesta Ampalud De Padau (6th Aug 2016)

Venue     : Beluran
Tel       : (+60)89-511212 / 255

World Primate Run (7th Aug 2016)

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Moginakan Festival (13th Aug 2016)

Moginakan refers to the annual Re-union Festival of the great 
multi-ethnic Kadazandusun Family, while calling to the mind the 
Ancestral Spirits and Souls of all the Departed Members.
Venue     : Kg. Nunuk Ragang, Tompios, Ranau
Organiser : Kadazan Dusun Cultural Association (KDCA) Ranau
Contact   : YB. Datuk Dr. Joachim Gunsalam, District Coordinating Chairman for KDCA Ranau
Tel       : (+60)88-713696/337 (KDCA)   Fax : (+60)88-713350(KDCA)
Email     : kdcahq@yahoo.com

Sandakan Memorial Day (15th Aug 2016)

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

Borneo Rhythms of Rimba (ROR) Wildlife Festival (20th-21st Aug 2016)

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

The Rungus Photography & Art Exhibition (20th-21st Aug 2016)

Venue     : Matunggong Town, Kudat
Organiser : Rungus Photography Club
Contact   : Mr. Stephen Nogiris Sabala
HP        : (+60)16-8373910   Fax : (+60)88-663187
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com   Facebook : Group

Sago Festival (Pesta Rumbia) (20th-21st Aug 2016)

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     : Kuala Penyu Town
Organiser : District Office of Kuala Penyu
Contact   : Abd. Rahim @ Rosli Bin Yacob   Tel : (+60)87-884715   Fax : (+60)87-884229
Email     : abdrahim.yacob@sabah.gov.my

Elephant & Orang Utan Run*(Tentatively 21st Aug 2016)

Tour of Borneo 2016 (21st-25th Aug 2016)

Venue     : 1st stage: Kota Belud-Kudat, 2nd stage: Kudat-Kundasang, 
            3rd Stage, Kundasang-Keningau, 4th Stage: Keningau-Kuala Penyu, 
            5th Stage: Papar-Kota Belud
Organiser : Borneo International Cycling
Contact   : Dato Fredie Sua
HP        : (+60)19-8035552   Fax : (+60)88-260901
Email     : Info@tourofborneo.com.my   Facebook : Page

Special Exhibition-’Collection of Islamic Civilization’ (25th Aug-25th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Nismah Kanak
Tel       : (+60)88-538234   Fax : (+60)88-538231
Email     : Nismah.Kanak@sabah.gov.my

Woman in History -2nd Special Exhibition (25th Aug-31st Dec 2016)

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   : Mr. Baslee Nurajim
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Baslee.Nurajim@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.museum.sabah.gov.my

Merdeka Day Open Regatta (26th-28th Aug 2016)

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

Happy Parenthood Expo (26th-28th Aug 2016)

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

National Day (31st Aug 2016)

SEPTEMBER 2016

Malaysian Craft Promotion (1st Aug-30th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Piazza Harbour Mall, Sandakan
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development (Sabah Branch)
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461 / 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

Festival Seni Bela Diri Sabah 2016 (3rd Sept 2016@8am)

Venue     : Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Big 6 Run 12km (4th Sept 2016)

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Rhythms Of Kinabalu (9th-10th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Auditorium Kompleks JKKN Sabah
Organisre : JKKN Sabah
Contact   : Rosdianah Binti Roman / Miss Sheronica Albert   
Tel       : (+60)88-237051/052   Email : rosdianah@jkkn.gov.my

Kokol Nature Adventure Run (11th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Kokol Hill, Manggatal
Facebook  : Page

Run like a Bornean (11th Sept 2016)

Venue     : 1 Borneo
URL       : www.eventbrite.sg/e/run-like-a-bornean-2016-tickets-26069112417

Hari Raya Haji (12th Sept 2016)

Borneo Bird Festival (15th-17th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sandakan
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board /Borneo Bird Club Sandakan
Contact   : Mr. Cede Prudente   Tel : (+60)88-212075
Email     : cedeprudente@yahoo.com   URL : www.borneobirdfestival.com

Malaysia Day (16th Sept 2016)

Nunuk Ragang Heritage Run 2016 (17th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Tugu Peringatan Nunuk Ragang, Ranau
Organiser : Pejabat Daerah Ranau
Contact   : Florencia Padasian
HP        : (+60)10-3370123   Fax : (+60)88-876754
Email     : ranaudistricrun@gmail.com   Facebokk : Page

Misompuru Homestay Beach Run (17th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Kudat Beaches
Organiser : Misompuru Homestay Kudat
Contact   : Datuk Cobra Jeffry Ayah
HP        : (+60)16-8155056 / (+60)11-29915276
Email     : cobramisompuru@live.com
Facebook  : Page

Flower Festival (17th-18th Sept 2016)

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. Osman Hj Marjuki,Acting Manager
Tel       : (+60)87-737952/737953   Fax : (+60)87-737571
Email     : agripark@sabah.net.my

Gegar Run 10K (18th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Padang Bandaran Keningau
Organiser : North Borneo Empire - NBE
Facebook  : Page

Super Kerbau Ultra Trail Run (18th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Kiulu, Tuaran
Organiser : Borneo Ultra Trail
Contact   : Ms. Martina Yong (Event Communications)   HP : (+60)10-9334800
Email     : info@borneoultra.com   URL : www.borneoultra.com/super/

‘Khazanah Dari Rimba’ Special Exhibition (22nd Sept-31st Dec 2016)

Malaysia's jungles are a rich source of materials for handicraft, medicine, beauty products and more. 
Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Janis Galaip
Tel       : (+60)88-225033 / 216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Janis.Galip@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Borneo International Orchid Show (BIOS) (23rd-25th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Organiser : Borneo Orchid Society Sabah
Contact   : Alice Ong,Secretariat
Tel       : (+60)10-9315123   Fax : (+60)88-729942
Email     : borneoorchidsocietysabah@gmail.com   Facebook : Page

Sleep over at the Museum & Night Safari at the Sabah Museum (25th-26th Sept 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Norsiah Jerin
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Norsiah.Jerin@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

OCTOBER 2016

Sabah Women Painters Art Exhibition (11th Jul-16th Oct 2016)

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/

Birthday of Sabah Head of State (1st Oct 2016)

Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Syron A. Tunggolou   Tel : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : syron@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

The Signature Food Fest 2016 (3rd Edition) (Signature Showcase) (1st-2nd Oct 2016)

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

1st Sabah Food Truck Festival (1st-2nd Oct 2016)

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The Signature Food Fest 2016 (3rd Edition) (Signature Offer) (1st-30th Oct 2016)

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

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2016 (1st Oct-30th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Entrance 1 & Ground Floor Centre Atrium, 1 Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461 / 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

Pesta Buku Borneo 2016 (6th-10th Oct 2016)

Venue     : 1Borneo Hypermall
Organiser : Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Contact   : Anicius Justin Adeh/Pegawai Penerbitan
Tel       : (+60)88-320000 ext 1104/88-320096   Fax : (+60)88-320046
Email     : anicius@ums.edu.my

Borneo Eco Film Festival (7th Oct 2016)

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

31st Sabah Annual Art Selection Exhibition (7th Oct 2016-31st Jan 2017)

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/

Kota Kinabalu City Tourism Treasure Hunt (8th Oct 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact   : Zainuddin Abdul Goyoh
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : Zainuddin.AbdGoyoh@dbkk.sabah.gov.my

Exhibitions in conjunction with Malaysia’s 53th Anniversary and Birthday Tuan Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (8th Oct-31st Dec 2016)

Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Arif Abd. Hamid
Tel       : (+60)88-225033 /216606   Fax: (+60)88-240230
Email     : Arif.AbdHamid@sabah.gov.my

World Animal Day-Wild Run 2016 (9th Oct 2016)

Venue     : Likas Stadium Carpark
Organiser : Performance Sportz
HP        : (+60)12-8011979
Email     : valiantevent@gmail.com

Grand Premium Beauty Workshop (13th Oct 2016)

Venue     : Soluxe Hotel, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Bedazzled Airis Bridal & Events Pte. Ltd.
Tel       : (+60)12-3636304

29th Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon-Adventure (15th-16th Oct 2016)

Set on Malaysia’s highest mountain, the Climbathon takes runners 
to the summit of Mt. Kinabalu within hours where the average 
time climbing the mountain takes 2 days. 
Venue     : Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Organiser : Sabah Tourism Board/ Sri Pelancongan Sabah
Contact   : Zachary Mobijohn   Tel : (+60)88-232121   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : zachary@sabahtourism.com

2nd Sabah International Tattoo Convention (21st-23rd Oct 2016)

Venue     : Hyatt Regency Kinabalu
Organiser : Koiyak Gloves
Contact   : Brandon Oldy   HP : (+60)14-3731319
Email     : info@sabahtattooconvention.com
URL       : sabahtattooconvention.com/

Tamu Besar Kota Belud (22nd-23rd Oct 2016)

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

1st Tuaran Duathlon (23rd Oct 2016)

Venue     : Tuaran, Sabah
Facebook  : Page

Super Kerbau Ultra Trail (23rd Oct 2016)

Notolon Tarob Festival (25th Oct 2016)

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     : Kg Tinangol, Matunggong, Kudat
Organiser : Rungus Photography Club
Contact   : Mr. Stephen Nogiris Sabala
HP        : (+60)16-8373910   Fax : (+60)88-663187
Email     : stephnoris@yahoo.com

15th Matunggong Gong Festival (28th-29th Oct 2016)

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   HP : (+60)10-4095599   Fax : (+60)88-613786 
Email     : bianus.kontong@sabah.gov.my

Sabah International Travel Fair (Sabah ITF) featuring Asia Pacific Travel Fair 2016 (28th-30th Oct 2016)

Venue     : Oceanus Waterfront Mall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : IIEC Midas & Supported by SATTA
Contact   : Genevieve Anthony/Dolly Jimayol/ Dato' Seri Winston Liaw
Tel       : (+60)88-222939   Fax : (+60)88-222985
Email     : genevieve@iecmidas.com.my

Menumbok Fishermen Festival (Pesta Nelayan Menumbok) (28th-30th Oct 2016)

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

The Most Beautiful Thing 2016 Ultra Trail Marathon 50K / 100K (29th Oct 2016)

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

Halloween Run (29th Oct 2016)

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 
Facebook : Page

Fight Fest III: Kingdom Comes (29th-30th Oct 2016)

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

Dance Mania (30th Oct 2016)

Venue     : Foo Chow Hall, Kota Kinabalu
Facebook  : Page

26th Borneo Safari International Off Road Challenge (30th Oct-6th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Tourism Board, Jalan Gaya
Organiser : Sabah Four Wheel Drive Association
Contact   : Mr. Bonnie Alberto (Honorary Secretary)   HP : (+60)14-8503456
Email     : bonnie_9w6ba@yahoo.com   Facebook : Page

Balik Kampung School Activities (31st Oct-1st Nov 2016)

Students are invited to spend a night at the museum's Heritage Village where 
a variety of activities take place, recreating the atmosphere of balik kampung. 
Venue     : Heritage Village, Sabah Museum Complex
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Mariana Linggan
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Mariana.Linggan@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

NOVEMBER 2016

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2016 (1st Oct-30th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Entrance 1 & Ground Floor Centre Atrium, 1 Borneo Hypermall, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Malaysian Handicraft Development
Contact   : Mohammad bin Mokhtar  
Tel       : (+60)88-433461 / 423471 ext 205   Fax : (+60)88-424491 
Email     : Mohammad@kraftangan.gov.my

26th Borneo Safari International Off Road Challenge (30th Oct-6th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Sabah Tourism Board, Jalan Gaya
Organiser : Sabah Four Wheel Drive Association
Contact   : Mr. Bonnie Alberto (Honorary Secretary)   HP : (+60)14-8503456
Email     : bonnie_9w6ba@yahoo.com   Facebook : Page

Balik Kampung School Activities (31st Oct-1st Nov 2016)

Students are invited to spend a night at the museum's Heritage Village where 
a variety of activities take place, recreating the atmosphere of balik kampung. 
Venue     : Heritage Village, Sabah Museum Complex
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Ms. Mariana Linggan
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Mariana.Linggan@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Bejewelled Lifestyle Fair (4th-6th Nov 2016)

Venue     : 1st Floor Oceanus Waterfront Mall
Tel       : (+60)88-274987

Borneon Run (5th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Likas Sports Complex - Tanjung Lipat Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Performance Sportz
Contact   : Alan Chong /Douglas Yu, Race Director
Tel       : (+60)88-212268   Fax : (+06)88-212268
Email     : douglas@performancesportz.com / alan@thinkworkshop.com.my
URL       : borneonrun.com/   Facebook : Page

Kota Marudu Festival 2016 (5th-6th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Dataran Pentas Utama Kota Marudu & Town Field Kota Marudu
Organiser : Kota Marudu District Office
Contact   : Mr. Arnold Joibi, District Officer
Email     : Arnold.joibi@sabah.gov.my

1st Tuaran Century Ride (6th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Tuaran, Sabah
Facebook  : Page

Festival Bimbingan Seni Budaya (12th Nov 2016 @ 8pm)

Venue     : Auditorium Kompleks JKKN Sabah

X-men Run (20th Nov 2016)

Facebook  : Page

Borneo Endurance Race (20th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu

Bamboo Music Festival (23rd Nov 2016)

Celebrate the versatility of the bamboo in the form of musical expression.
Venue     : Tun Hamdan Community Hall, Tamparuli
Organiser : Tamparuli Sub-District Office
Contact   : Mr. Celestinus Lawanding,Assistant District Officer
Tel       : (+60)88-782154   Fax : (+60)88-782871
Email     : Celestinus.Lawanding@sabah.gov.my

Zombies Infested (26th Nov 2016)

Kokol Hill Challange 2016 (27th Nov 2016)

Venue     : Kokol Hill
Organiser : EVENTfinder. Kota Kinabalu
Contact   : Susan Shahira
Tel/Fax   : (+60)88-249945   HP : (+60)19-8812236
Email     : eventfinderkk@gmail.com

DECEMBER 2016

Woman in History -2nd Special Exhibition (25th Aug-31st Dec 2016)

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   : Mr. Baslee Nurajim
Tel       : (+60)88-225033/216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Baslee.Nurajim@sabah.gov.my   URL : www.museum.sabah.gov.my

‘Khazanah Dari Rimba’ Special Exhibition (22nd Sept-31st Dec 2016)

Malaysia's jungles are a rich source of materials for handicraft, medicine, beauty products and more. 
Venue     : Sabah Museum
Organiser : Sabah Museum
Contact   : Mr. Janis Galaip
Tel       : (+60)88-225033 / 216606   Fax : (+60)88-240230
Email     : Janis.Galip@sabah.gov.my   URL : museum.sabah.gov.my

Exhibitions in conjunction with Malaysia’s 53th Anniversary and Birthday Tuan Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sabah (8th Oct-31st Dec 2016)

Organiser : Sabah Museum 
Contact   : Mr. Arif Abd. Hamid
Tel       : (+60)88-225033 /216606   Fax: (+60)88-240230
Email     : Arif.AbdHamid@sabah.gov.my

Kinabalu Park Community Day (2nd-3rd Dec 2016)

Kinabalu Park Community Day acknowledges the local communities 
residing around the Kinabalu Park and celebrates the listing 
of the park as one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
Venue     : Kinabalu Park
Organiser : Sabah Parks & Community of Mount Kinabalu
Tel       : (+60)88-889888   Fax : (+60)88-889068
Email     : ymiki84@yahoo.com / kinabaluoperationcentre@gmail.com

Facon Education Fair (3rd Dec 2016@12pm-4pm)

Venue     : The Klagan Hotel, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Facon Exhibitions Sdn. Bhd. & International Trade Fairs (S) Pte Ltd
Facebook  : Page

Borneo Bug Fest (3rd-4th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Organiser : Kinabalu Volkswagen Club
Contact   : Mr. Aderen Yagang/ Mr. Jerome Kissi
HP        : (+60)14-7031400 / 016-8180991   Fax : (+60)88-244544

2nd Kiulu Adventure Challenge (4th Dec 2016)

This challenge will let adventure enthusiast the exsperiance 
of running, mountain biking, rafting and other outdoor activities 
all in one, set in the beautiful  district of Kiulu known for 
its white water rafting. 
Venue     : Kiulu District
Organiser : Sri Pelancongan Sabah/Kiulu Tourism Association
Contact   : Zachary Mobijohn
Tel       : (+60)88-232121   Fax : (+60)88-265540
Email     : zachary@sabahtourism.com

Combat Warrior Run + 2 Obstacles (4th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Likas Sport Complex Area
Facebook  : Page

Borneo Latte Art Competition (4th Dec 2016)

Organiser : Borneo Coffee Alliance
Facebook  : Page

Ba … Let’s Go To The Park (4th-5th Dec 2016)

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. Osman Hj Marjuki,Acting Manager
Tel       : (+60)87-737952 / 737953   Fax : (+60)87-737571
Email     : agripark@sabah.net.my

Sabah Wellness Expo (9th-11th Dec 2016)

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

Hobbycon (10th-11th Dec 2016)

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

Mountain Run (11th Dec 2016)

Facebook  : Page

Keningau Paragliding Site Launching (11th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Bunsit/ Bandukan 
Organiser : Koperasi Belia Maju Keningau Berhad
Contact   : En. Jude James 
Email     : keningauparagliding2016.blog   Facebook : Page

Super Kerbau Ultra Trail Run (11th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Kiulu, Tuaran
Organiser : Borneo Ultra Trail
Contact   : Ms. Martina Yong (Event Communications)   HP : (+60)10-9334800
Email     : info@borneoultra.com   URL : www.borneoultra.com/super/

KK Christmas Celebration (13th-16th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Padang Merdeka, Kota Kinabalu
Organiser : Kota Kinabalu City Hall & Sabah Council of Churches
Contact   : Neil Mah (SCC) & Benedick Oliver Lidadun (DBKK)
Tel       : (+60)88-521800   Fax : (+60)88-219175
Email     : neilcpc@gmail.com

Santa Run Kota Kinabalu 2016 (18th Dec 2016)

Venue     : Likas Stadium
Organiser : Bright Torch Sdn. Bhd.
Contact   : Jerelyn Lai (+60)19-8323216 / Jessica Alex (+60)19-8622019
Facebook  : Page

Christmas Day (25th Dec 2016)

Kinabalu Volkswagen Club
Event Venue
Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Contact Person
Mr. Aderen Yagang/ Mr. Jerome Kissi
014-7031400, 016-8180991
088-244544

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