01-02 Gawai Dayak Fes­ti­val

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Through­out Sarawak (08 242 3600/www. sarawak­tourism.com). Gawai Dayak, or Dayak Fes­ti­val, is cel­e­brated by the Dayak tribe of East Malaysia. Both a re­li­gious and so­cial event, it is a day of thanks­giv­ing for abun­dant har­vests. The event opens with elab­o­rate feast­ing and closes with the sym­bolic rolling up of a cer­e­mony mat.

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