Thursday, April 16, 2009

Pesta Muzik Bambu Tamparuli.

The Pesta Muzik Bambu or Bamboo Music Festival in will be held every year in the month of November. Last year, 2 members of the Mansau-Ansau Photography Club joined in the merriment in Tamparuli ...It was organised by the Persatuan Orkestra Muzik Bambu (Ombak)...

Performances by the famed Kinabalu Orchestra, playinng songs on various musical instruments crafted from bamboo, the Sompoton( bamboo aerophone)

the Angklung..

the Bungkau(jaw harp)

The tagunggak (hollow bamboo idiophone) The group (picture)from Tengilan won the last year Tagunggak competition.

There were also other exciting events held at the Town Field such as ...

Furthest Ball Kicking withRampanau(bamboo-stilt)contest...

Bamboo Raft-building Competition..

Rampanau Running Race

and the Longest Bamboo Stalk contest and Widest Bamboo Girth contests

bamboo-based handicraft .....

...musical intruments for sales.

Ah ... the two Mansau-Ansau members with some of the Professional Photograhic Society members in front of the Dewan Tun Hamdan where the hall events was held.

Mount Kinabalu as seen from a hanging bridge at Kampung Bantayan near Tamparuli

The bamboo has long played a significant role in the daily lives of ethnic society of Sabah...
comes this November(25th), the locals will again be celebrating the ever green plant ! So, my friends, specially those in Peninsular get ready your cameras and join in the merriment.

Gettng To Tamparuli
Tamparuli is only 40 minutes by car form KK City. Take a bus from the bus station in front of Wawasan Plaza for RM 5 per person. Be sure to speak with the bus attendent to indicate your drop-of point. The drop off point is usually the pick-up point for your return journey....

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