Bamboo Music Festival, Tamparuli

Skyline of Tamparuli

Skyline of Tamparuli (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bamboo Music Festival, Tamparuli

Date : November 2012
Celebrate the versatility of the bamboo in the form of musical expression. Filled with cultural activities such as traditional music performances by the Bamboo Music Orchestra, traditional sports, bamboo product exhibits and sales.

Article courtesy to: Ombak Sabah

“I am very confident with this festival now being a reality it will bring an opportunity to all the communities around the district to get involved not only as a musician but also an expert instrument maker and handicraft from bamboo” Datuk Jahid Jahim

In the past the district of Tamparuli are known by a lot of people because of the bridge. Tamparuli is also famous for its weekend market (Tamu). Not only among the visitors but also a great place sported by lyricist writer especially local songs.

Tamparuli is now a pride of the state of Sabah when it held a unique bamboo festival for the past three years also known as Pesta Muzik Bambu (Bamboo Music Festival) started by OMBAK acronym for Orkestra Bambu Kinabalu (Kinabalu Bamboo Associations). This year we also have a beckoning participation from Philippines and Indonesia as bamboo activist from both countries have shown interest in the festival.

Jahid also attributed that the participation of musician from Philippines and Indonesia to this festival co-organised by the Tamparuli District Office and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah is a good platform for unity through diverse cultural festival the theme for this year.

“I am positively convince with the existence of this festival will gave an opportunity to all the communities around this area to engaged not only as a musician but also an expert maker”

“I am very confident with this festival now being a reality it will bring an opportunity to all the communities around the district to get involved not only as a musician but also an expert instrument maker and handicraft from bamboo”

The Kinabalu Bamboo Music Orchestra

Image courtesy to: Ombak Sabah

“Indirectly boosting the local economy and hope that the surrounding community will emphasize cleanliness and preserving the local cultural heritage”.
– Datuk Jahid Jahim

Let us all together support and join the Bamboo Music Festival 2010 this year and bring up the Music Spirit of Sabah Traditional Music among us.

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Further Information

Organizer : Tamparuli Sub-district Office / Persatuan OMBAK
Date & venue : 25 November 2012 at Tun Hamdan Hall Tamparuli
Contact Person : Mr. Celestinus Lawanding, Assistant District Officer / Ms. Jane Thing, President OMBAK
Telephone : +60 88 782154, 013 8760358
Fax : +60 88 782871
Email Contact : jane_thng@yahoo.com
Event Website : http://www.ombaksabah.com/

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