Sunday, October 24, 2010

this is Festival of Song 桑鎮的節慶

 this SONG is not for singing only. the people there sure can sing, but the place is called "Song", which is 85km up river from Sibu. Sibu is the main town along the majestic Rajang River, which flows from Tanjong Manis at the estuary of the Rajang, inland to towns like Sarikei, Bintangor, Sibu, Durin, Kanowit, Song, Kapit, Belaga, and toward the famous Bakun dam.
桑--是砂拉越和馬來西亞最長河流,拉讓江上的一個小鄉鎮.它距離詩巫,水路是85公里,處在上游河岸邊.今年,桑鎮舉行了第一次的節慶,以水上動力艇比賽為主,另有一些陸上傳統活動.







4 comments:

  1. 人情味很重的一个地方。

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  2. I like the last photo because I used to take this kind of boat to visit my favourite persson in my life - my maternal grandmother. Most of these boats were painted white in the past. Now they are blue.

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  3. yup... miss it so much... before lanang bridge build, i was take this kind of boat go to sibu from sarikei. take off from paradom to sibu jetty....

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  4. but Song is still very far away from all of us--no road. Iban people are moving away from Song. even Pesta Song don't really attract a lot of people. or may be not much people left in Song and its surrounding area and long houses.

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