Dayak ladies to get together at Gawai
MIRI: About 200 Dayak ladies will gather at Dynasty Hotel tonight (June 15) to celebrate Gawai Dayak.
The Gawai Dayak Get-Together is organised by the Orang Ulu Ladies Group Miri.
According to the organising chairlady Kijan Toynbee, the gathering offers an opportunity for guests to get closer to one another and celebrate the festive occasion.
“We are normally busy with our daily lives and we do not see each other often.
“This dinner will be the best
We are normally busy with our daily lives and we do not see each other often. This dinner will be the best time for us to get together and get updates on one another. Kijan Toynbee, organising chairlady
time for us to get together and get updates on one another,” she told The Borneo Post yesterday.
To be held at the Dynasty Hotel ballroom at 6.30pm the dinner is expected to be graced by Telang Usan assemblyman Dennis Ngau.
“Various programmes have been planned for the night, especially cultural programmes, as Gawai Dayak is also a celebration of multiracial and multicultural diversity,” said Kijan.
Among the programmes planned for the dinner are Datun Julut dance, sape performance and Lekobiat dance.
“There will also be lucky draw offering various attractive prizes,” said Kijan, adding that the gathering is also an annual event by the Orang Ulu Ladies Group Miri.
Kijan (front row, fourth left) with other members of the Gawai Dayak Get-Together 2018 Dinner organising committee during a rehearsal for the dinner on Wednesday night.