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2023:Program/Entertainment/Y9AEMP-Sazau by Wikeint and Manuk Lembukun Dances from Borneo

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Title: Sazau by Wikeint and Manuk Lembukun Dances from Borneo



Malaysian Wikimedian. Interest in indigenous languages and education. Future school teacher


Im the part of the bajau sama wikipedia group in Malaysia, which is actively joining any programe from wikipedia just to make sure to gain more knowledge to make our nation will well known to others.

Jurina Jonimin

Greetings, I’m a Wikimedian hailing from Malaysia. My ambition involves disseminating insights into the culture of the Kadazandusun community in Sabah, Malaysia, through the Wikimedia platform. As an educator, my enthusiasm lies in providing assistance to individuals by offering my expertise here on Wikimedia, where knowledge is freely shared.

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Room: Plenary Hall

Start time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 13:40:00 +0800

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 13:55:00 +0800

Type: Entertainment session

Track: No (pretalx) track id specified

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 15 minutes

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Presentation language: en

Abstract & description[edit source]

Abstract[edit source]

Sumazau dance The Kadazandusun community from Sabah Borneo is will perform their training dance and musical instruments.

Manuk Lembukun A cultural dance performance from the Bajau Sama indigenous community

Description[edit source]

The Wikient, an indigenous group hailing from Sabah, Malaysia,will be showcasing a captivating traditional dance at Wikimania 2023. This dance is deeply rooted in their Kadazandusun culture, and they aim to introduce it to the international community through this event.

The performance will be a fusion of three distinct traditional dances. The first one is the Dusun Lotud Ethnic dance, which represents the essence of the Kadazandusun heritage. Following that, the Sumazau dance from Penampang will grace the stage, adding its own unique charm to the spectacle. Lastly, the Bajau community’s exquisite Lampit Senggayung dance will be incorporated, completing the mesmerizing display of cultural diversity.

With traditional musical instruments accompanying their graceful movements, the Wikient dancers promise an enthralling experience that will immerse the audience in the rich tapestry of Borneo’s indigenous traditions. Make sure not to miss this fascinating display of culture during Wikimania 2023!

Manuk Lembukun is one of the traditional dances in Sabah. This dance is a traditional dance for the Bajau tribe in the state of Sabah such as in the district of Kota Belud and in the West Coast district of Sabah. The aim of the session to showcase the multicultural of the ESEAP region and showing one of the active indigenous community in Malaysia.

Further details[edit source]

Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

Fits with Diversity. Cultural performances from around the world need to be showcase.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Everyone can participate in this session

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Empty Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Tick Pre-recorded and available on demand