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Mark Your Calendar For This Upcoming Event in Sabah for the Year 2020 in January.

Have no idea which places to go in January for visits to Sabah? Mark your calendar for this event in Sabah for the year 2020 in January. Many exciting events will be happening in Sabah in the month of January.

Sabah is well-known for its tourism attraction. But does it sounds incredible when there is an event during your visits in January?

Here is the list for the upcoming event that is happening in Sabah during the month of January that you can mark it now at your calendar so your trip to Sabah is planning well.

MOTIFS OF SABAH (1 JANUARY – 31 APRIL)

This is an event where an exhibition to introduce the ethnics motifs used for traditional clothing in Sabah.

January Event in Sabah
Warmest Welcome to Chanteek Borneo.

The aim of this exhibit is to educate the visitors about the colors, the shapes and what inspires the locals when they design their traditional costume.

Furthermore, this event will take place in Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum and the event is ongoing until 31st April 2020.

CHINESE NEW YEAR ASSEMBLY OF DRAGONS, UNICORN, AND LIONS (11 JANUARY)

Meanwhile, the Chinese New Year Festival is about to come.

Dragons, unicorns, and lions come alive during this annual Chinese New Year Celebration, held at the Multi-Purpose Hall at Likas Sports Complex, Kota Kinabalu.

More than 60 dance troupes will put on a dazzling display of agility, grace, and choreography as we welcome the Lunar New Year.

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CHINESE CULTURAL VILLAGE EXHIBITION (11 JANUARY)

During the vibrant Chinese Chinese New Year season, a total of fifteen Chinese communities will showcase traditional cuisines and teas.

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The Chinese culture such as Hokkien, Hakka, Teo Chew, Hainan and many more will be joining this event.

It will take place at Likas Sports Complex, the same day as for another event that already mentioned.

CHINESE NEW YEAR CARNIVAL (12 – 15 JANUARY)

Moreover, join this festive Chineses New Year as we usher in the 2020 year of the prosperous rat.

A jovial celebration is going to be held at both Lintasan Deasoka and Gaya Street, which is just walking distance between one another.

Lion dance during the event.

Come and experience the local Chinese ethics’ cultural performance and enjoy the local delicacies available during the carnival.

A must-not-miss local heritage and cultural event for everyone, not only Chinese!

Cultural event for everyone.

17TH NEW TALENT EXHIBITION 2020 (20 JANUARY – 17 APRIL)

Subsequently, an exhibition of creative works by new talents discovered or introduced to the gallery.

January Event in Sabah
Sabah Art Gallery.

It will take place at the Sabah Art Gallery Convention Centre at Sabah Art Gallery.

This is an annual show introducing fresh new works by newcomers to the gallery with the objective of encouraging and promoting talented individuals to be actively involved in the creation and appreciation of the visual arts in the state.

January Event in Sabah

‘ FALLEN HEROES ‘ OF PETAGAS (21 JANUARY)

Last but not least, a memorial service is held at the Petagas Memorial Garden to commemorate those who fought and fell during World War II.

This memorial park was erected in memory of those who died while defending Sabah.

January event in Sabah
Respecting the ‘fallen heroes’.

Led by Albert Kwok, the Kinabalu Guerrillas’ most infamous attack was the “Jesselton Revolt” or the “Double Revolt”.

The memorial garden is built on the very spot where 176 of the Kinabalu Guerillas were massacred on 21 January 1944.

January Event in Sabah
Petagas Memorial Garden.

In conclusion, mark your calendar for this event in Sabah for the year 2020 in January. Your journey will absolutely be filled with an exciting event during your visits to Sabah.

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