RIce is a very important food for native Sabahan and considered sacred gift by their almighty creator, Kinoingan. As a thanksgiving to their almighty creator for good harvest, the natives celebrate Harvest Festival every year on May.Pesta Kaamatan (Harvest Festival) celebration begins on the first of May and celebrated throughout Sabah for one month. The Kaamatan celebration is celebrated together with singing competition and beauty contest (Unduk Ngadau) . The state level celebration is held every year on 30th and 31st of May at KDCA Cultural village. KDCA Is located at Penampang Road KM 7. Various traditional sport are carried out on the first day. Every tribes also show off their traditional costume and dances.
Momolositik ( Slingshot Competition )
Mipulos (Arm Wrestling )
Migazat Dukug (tug of war )
2012 Unduk Ngadau Winner dancing with 2013 Finalist and elders at Papar house , KDCA
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