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Cat Museum

April 11, 2015
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About Cat Museum

The Cat Museum is located on the subject of the Ground Floor of the Kuching North City Hall Headquarters Building at the Bukit Siol, Jalan Semariang, Petra Jaya, Kuching, Sarawak.It is owned by the Kuching North City Hall (DBKU). There are 2000 exhibits, artifacts, statues roughly cats from all more than the world. According to Malaysian and Chinese beliefs, the cat is a fortunate animal.

The museum covers an place of 1,035.9 square meters upon top of the hill called ‘Bukit Siol’ which stands 60 meters above the sea level following pretty sceneries overlooking the endearing city of Kuching.

The responsibilities of the Cat Museum are to carry out research, buildup, presentation, documentation, publicity, declaration, education and attentiveness of historical descent, cultures and the natural feel.

Tourism details for Cat Museum.

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Building structure.

 

Open : Daily 9 am to 5 pm (closed public holidays). Admission free, camera fee RM 3, video fee RM 5. Petra Jaya Transport bus No 2C or 2D.
Location :
Kuching North City Council (DBKU), Petra Jaya.
Tel : (+60)82-446688

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Chinese History Museum

April 8, 2015
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Chinese History  Museum

Sometimes, When we visit a new place or country, we will very curious about who is the one that is building up this place or country. Well, the answer can be find in here. This is one of the things to do in kuching city center. Know the history and culture.

Open : Daily from 9am to 4.30pm. Admission clear.
Location : On the Waterfront opposite the Tua Pek Kong temple.
Tel : (+60)82-231520

Web: Chinese History Museum

The Chinese History Museum traces the archives of the Chinese community in Sarawak. Most significantly it endeavours to educate the facility generation to appreciate the struggles and values as encountered and instilled by the into the future pioneers. Visitors will acquire in-intensity historical knowledge relating to the stock of each Chinese dialect bureau, their respective usual skills and cultural origin, and to the fore payment achieved throughout the years.

 

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Sarawak Museum

April 2, 2015
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About Sarawak Museum

The Sarawak Museum was built in 1891 and was lengthy to its facility form in 1911. The building was built to at all times in flames and display local indigenous arts and crafts, and collections of local animals. Its founding was encouraged by the prominent British naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace, who was subsequently collecting specimens in the make a clean breast.

The museum was gloss military officers during the two world wars. In the Great War, British officers were assigned to it. During the Japanese Occupation of World War II, the museum was directed by a Japanese superintendent, who was deferential to its goals. He protected it and the museum suffered enormously tiny flashing or looting.

The historic building has been renovated. It is used to exhibit and footnote collections as regards the natural chronicles of Sarawak. Shell Oil sponsored an exhibit vis–vis the petroleum industry, which has been important to Borneo. In decorate, it displays archaeological artefacts and reconstructions of examples of conventional liveliness of the indigenous peoples, and of their arts and crafts. It has the most whole archaeological, natural records, and ethnographic collections approaching Borneo.

Open : Daily from 9am to 4.30pm. Admission easily reached.
Location : Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg

Dewan Tun Abdul Razak, the toting happening wing across the footbridge is different gallery of Sarawak Museum. In 1982 it was converted into a museum exhibition gallery and was officially opened in 1983. The showground floor accommodates the Museum Shoppe and a the stage exhibition hall. The first floor is housing two exchange exhibitions which displayed mostly items related to pre-historical era.In the Museum grounds there is an Aquarium, the Botanical Gardens and the Heroes Memorial.

 

For more information about Sarawak Museum can visit website.

 

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Sarawak River Cruise

April 1, 2015
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Sarawak River Cruise

A cruise on the Sarawak River provides the unique insight of the riverine of the life of Kuching. You will pass “tambangs,” small house like boats used for ferrying locals across the river from the Malay Kampong built on stilts and also the fishing village. You will also have a full view of Astana, former residence of the Rajah Brooke and now the Governor’s residence. Fort Margherita, built during the reign of Rajah Charles Brooke is now a Police Museum is also on the visit list. We will cruise by the Satok Bridge before returning to Kuching City. Never miss the Parliament House. This stunning building which stood majestic on the banks of the muddy Sarawak River in downtown Kuching will never miss your sight. It’s the new parliament building, as grand as a palace and something unlike anything you’d see in the world because this unique building resemble the Melanau tribe hat. This building is really grand, tall and soars toward the sky. Continue cruising along the Malay village with their daily chores and towards the Sarawak Bureau Convention Center. The constant changing of this living scenery gives you the best picture of the history and lifestyles in Kuching. The Sarawak River is the best way to view the city. The river cruises and the tambang give you an unobstructed view of the city and its surroundings that is impossible to experience from dry land.” Sungai Sarawak serves as the main highway for many dwellers whose live in the coastal villages outside Kuching. Transfer back to your hotel.

Things You Should Know:
Wear comfortable walking shoes & light clothing. Sarawak being in the tropics, it is advisable to dress light. Bring Camera for those unforgettable moments.

View from the ship.

More information you can visit here.

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World Harvest Festival

March 31, 2015
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World Harvest Festival 2015

The main highlight of the World Harvest Festival (WHF) is the theme play which had received rave reviews from the media in the past. The WHF theme play utilises the lake, ethnic houses and trees as natural props which can only be produced in the Sarawak Cultural Village. Each year the play takes on a different ethnic theme. In 2014, it was based on a Bidayuh legend.

Along with sampling of traditional food and crafts of the ethnic communities of Sarawak, there will also be a series of joint workshops by the local and invited cultural troupes.The ethnic beauty pageant lends colour and vibrancy to the event whereas brawn comes in the form of the Ironman World Harvest Festival competition.

The World Harvest Festival (WHF) is an ethnic festival that is one of the highlights of the Gawai Dayak celebration, the largest in Sarawak in terms of the community involved. WHF provides the opportunity for the non-Dayaks to understand the cultures, traditions and aspirations of the Dayak community. This will be the 11th year in the running.

Date: May 1, 2015May 3, 2015

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Interbike Hash

March 28, 2015
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Interbike Hash 2015

You like bicycle? You shouldn’t miss this!

The Inter Bike Hash 3 (IBH3) will be a 3 day event held 10 – 12 July, 2015. The programme activities will commence on Friday afternoon, continue with a mass mountain bike ride on the Saturday and end with a city ride on Sunday morning. The main ride event will be held in the vicinity of Bau and will include trails covering 12 – 28 km each. 250 to 300 international participants are anticipated to join some 100 local bike hashers.

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For more information you can visit here.

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AIFFA 2015

March 26, 2015
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Premier film festival

The ASEAN International Film Festival And Awards (AIFFA) is a premier film festival, which made its debut in 2013. Held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, the biennial film festival celebrates the best of films around the ASEAN region. AIFFA 2013 saw more than 200 international personalities including Hollywood and Bollywood producers and directors, ASEAN film stars and those involved in the industry making a beeline to Kuching to ignite the ASEAN film spirit.

More than 300 media exposures throughout AIFFA 2013, valued at more than USD20 million, made its presence felt among the ASEAN public. Come 9 April 2015, a buzz of movie magic will be showcased in Kuching at the AIFFA 2015.  It begins with the Tribal Welcome Nite, the unique ‘Movies In The Rainforest’ (a 12 hour movie marathon screened at the Sarawak Cultural Village), an enterprising ASEAN Film Mart for Business to Business networking and seminars for those who want to know more about the latest in film technology. It is also a great opportunity to network among the film fraternity.

The three day event culminates in the glamorous Gala Nite finale where international filmmakers gather to witness the best of the best film productions in the region. The films are judged by an ASEAN Jury and twelve categories of awards are presented. The spectacular show ends with the Spirit of ASEAN Award…a film that portrays the best of ASEAN people, culture and lifestyle. Another interesting award is the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an ASEAN film personality who has broken the international barrier.

You also can visit AIFFA 2015 website.

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Sarawak Regatta

March 25, 2015
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Popular event in Kuching

Sarawak Regatta is a popular event in Kuching featuring a race between tradition longboats. These longboats are decorated with colourful designs and are of differing lengths, with some having up to 30 paddlers and others with just a few. The practice dates back to the 1800s and was intended to put as end to the warring of the local tribes.

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Date:01 September 2015 – 30 September 2015

Venue:Tebingan Kuching, Sarawak

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