Another Night at Buduk Nur

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Do mepapu!Mawang niat papu nemuh [Welcome, glad to meet you.]

If this is your first time visiting NTGravity Zone’s blog – WELCOME to [The] [R]ant [O]f [C]hivalrous of [K]uching [Girl] a.k.a. The Rock Girl!! I’m Aliey *bump fists*

On 30th May to 2nd June 2014, NTGravity Zone (under Sarawak Bloggers community) has been invited to attend a festival held in Ba’ Kelalan... it is called Irau Aco Lun Bawang. NTGravity Zone would love to THANK YOU to Sarawak Tourism Board for inviting and also to Sarawak Bloggers for the opportunity.  Read my previous entries about my journey by clicking the link below...

Journey to Ba' Kelalan [ Read About It ]

Irau Aco Lun Bawang 2014 : Day One [ Read About It ]

Now...  back to my journey... Around 7pm, Amirul and i heading back to Pak Yudan’s Homestay. We’re going to have our dinner there, together with the rest of Pak Yudan’s family and other lodgers. I’ve learned that Lun Bawang people will always do thing together and value relationship. They always gather together and discuss or have fellowship in peaceful ways, one of their favourite place is near the ‘Tetel’ [means : the fire place] and in the common room called ‘Sikang’. The whole families in the house will gather around and share stories with each other. Even when friends or relatives come to visit, they will sit near the fire place to chat or discussed and this tradition was deliver, taught and learns by the Lun Bawang people to each other and to their youngs.

After delicious dinner and a mug of hot coffee later, we all head back to the Buduk Nur’s football field for night activities... 

Oh yeah, it’s preferable to own a torch light as there will be no street lights. Also please use the appropriate footwear as a walking path sometimes wet and slippery.  

I have mine!
Not really fashionable but it sure grip...
Get Doc Martens or Doc Cardin's if you wanna look cool...

The path looks like this.
Upon our arrival to the main stage, they were introducing the members of the organizing committee followed by a fireworks show, which last almost 10 minutes. It was sponsored by a Bruneian.

Villager houses at background....
Live band taking place on the main stage, they sang songs in Lun Bawang dialect and some English too. For your info, they [ MC and Performers ]are using Lun Bawang dialect most of the time so i cant say much.

Cultural dance... Ahhh beautiful Lun Bawang ladies in traditional costume.

Up next Education Awards which will be awarded to outstanding students. Congrats!!

YB Baru Bian's daugther is the first one to receive the award.
Outstanding achievement awards at state, national and commonwealth to SK Ba Kelalan... *Seriously amazed!!*
Another music performance.. ♪٩(✿′ᗜ‵✿)۶♪

This instrument produces a sound similar to that of the didgeridoo (Australian Aboriginal instrument)
Taken from last year Rainforest World Music Festival... Dont forget this year 20th June to 22nd June 2014!
....but i forgot to ask about it! ε=ε=ε=ε=ε=ε=┌(๑ʘ∀ʘ)┘

Too bad my camera battery is dying on me... and i need to get back to my room at Apple Lodge to recharge before the lights out.

So that’s it for now... I’ll tell you more about the homestay on my next entry... Stay tuned!

Time to ‘telubid’ [ lie down ]

NTGravity : Acquainted with someone who loves to stare at the sky at night while analyzing the stars! 

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