Make way for November! Here are some happenings and highlights for the month of November.
KOTA MARUDU FESTIVAL
Some cultural feel for you. Head on over to Kota Marudu Festival. Located in the northern district of Sabah, a two-hour drive from Kota Kinabalu. Discover more about this district which is known for its agriculture. Enjoy cultural performances, sample traditional food and visit the handicraft fair!
Venue: Pentas Utama, Dataran Kota Marudu
Organiser: Pejabat Daerah Kota Marudu
9TH BORNEO ECO FILM FESTIVAL (BEFF)
BEFF is back! The Borneo Eco Film Festival (BEFF) is an annual non-profit event celebrating Borneo’s biocultural diversity through showcasing environmental films, nurturing local community filmmaking and empowering youth towards sustainable action. It’s a weekend of environmental films from around the world, screened to the public for free at Suria Sabah. Come join leading experts, filmmakers and community members at panels, workshops and interactive activities. Discover the fun and easy steps you can take towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Visit booths from participating NGOs, social enterprises and creative craft-makers. The Eco Art Carnival is also a highlight with eco-inspired art installations are on display. Be sure to check out other BEFF365 fringe screenings and activities throughout the year by visiting www.beff.org.my. BEFF is organised by the voluntary society Melapi (Society for Holistic Outreach, Research and Environmental Action). All for free!
BORNEO DIVER'S CELEBRATION OF SEA TURTLES
11 -14 NOVEMBER
Borneo Divers and Sea Sports (Sabah) Sdn. Bhd. in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) will be hosting the annual Borneo Diver’s Celebration of Sea Turtles event. This event aims to increase awareness about protecting our sea turtles and other marine life.
Venue: Borneo Divers Mabul Resort
Organizer: Borneo Divers and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
TRANS BORNEO 2019 - THE LAST FRONTIER (TBLF)
28 NOVEMBER – 8 DECEMBER
Calling all adventurers! Witness an exciting history-in-the-making during this 11-days journey to trail blaze the Last Frontier between Sabah, Sarawak and Kalimantan. Trans Borneo 2019 – The Last Frontier (TBLF) showcases Culture, Cuisine, History, and Heritage, Adventure by land and sea, Agriculture, and Nature in the three territories of Sabah, Sarawak, and North Kalimantan (Kaltara). The journey Includes driving through 200 kilometres of rugged roads and island-hopping in Kaltara’s (North Kalimantan) East coast. Slots are limited.
Venue: Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan
Organiser: North Borneo Explorer Sdn Bhd
For further info: Anuar Ghani/Clare Paulin
T: +60 88 254 187/ +60 16 881 1725 (Anuar) / +60 10 958 9064 (Clare)
Facebook: North Borneo Explorer KK
SABAH TOURISM AWARDS 2019
Sabah Tourism Awards is held as a tribute to individuals and organizations that have excelled and contributed to the development of tourism and hospitality in Sabah. The awards are an incentive for participants to strive for a higher level of professionalism in both service and product quality.
Organiser: Sabah Tourism Board/ Sri Pelancongan Sabah