1 June 2016 Hari Gawai

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Hari Gawai or Gawai Dayak is a har­vest fes­ti­val cel­e­brated in Sarawak sim­i­lar to the Tadau Ka’am­atan (Har­vest Fes­ti­val) cel­e­brated in Sabah. The Sarawakian fes­ti­val is cel­e­brated by the state’s main eth­nic groups, in­clud­ing the Iban, Bi­dayuh and Orang Ulu. Fes­tiv­i­ties in­clude singing, danc­ing and break­ing out the lo­cal tip­ple – a rice-based brew called ‘tuak’.

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