Posts Tagged ‘Kota Kinabalu’


Vienna Boys’ Choir

Vienna Boys’ Choir

The Vienna Boys’ Choir is one of the best known boys’ choirs in the world. It is made up of a choir of trebles and altos and is based in Vienna. Though the boys are mainly selected from Austria, there are other boys that comes from other countries in the choir group. There are approximately 100 choristers between the ages of ten and fourteen. This group is divided into four smaller groups and each of the group is named after famous Austrian composers that were associated with the choir’s history. The four are Bruckner, Haydn, Mozart and Schubert.

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Hope Comes A-Floating

Hope Comes A-Floating

It is not everyday that a person can boast of living on board and being a part of a majestic ship for week or a month, what more two years. Unless that individual plans to serve in the Navy or has an endless supply of funds which enables them to travel on a cruise endlessly, it is a rare opportunity for the people to live a life on a ship. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is what makes serving on-board the Logos Hope so memorable for volunteers who have chosen this rather unique path of life.

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Malaysian Craft Promotion 2011

Malaysian Craft Promotion 2011

Hand-crafted items, be it for decorative or functional purposes, are often a sight to behold. A simple looking piece of craft, for example the wood pieces with Holy Quranic inscriptions that are often used in Malay households may take up to four or five days to complete it. Its intricate carvings and designs are usually distinctive and will differ slightly from region to region. Often, the knowledge and the know-how that goes into creating these wonderful hand-crafted items are passed down from generation to generation. Sadly, this knowledge is fast fading into the background as more of the younger generation do not realise or see the importance of mastering it.

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Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival 2011

Kota Kinabalu International Film Festival 2011

The Kota Kinabalu Arts Festival is a month long event that highlights the performing arts including jazz, song, dance and movies. The KK Theatre Group, which is a sub-committee of SPArKS (The Society of the Performing Arts Kota Kinabalu Sabah), first organised a French Film Festival in June 2009 as part of the KK Arts Festival. The second year of the film festival saw an addition to the number of films screened from three different countries, that is France, Japan and Malaysia. Its success made this yearly event into an international affair.
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Sabah Agricultural Park 10th Anniversary

Sabah Agricultural Park 10th Anniversary

Sabah is a state in Malaysia that is really blessed with breathtaking nature, rich in plant diversity as well as fauna life. One such place which has earned recognition as a World Heritage Site is the Kinabalu National Park. Though this next park may not have such credentials under its belt, it is not without its own charm and beauty.

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A Whale of a Tale

A Whale of a Tale

Every great tale has a memorable protagonist, drama, and of course, a good ending. Many tales incorporate a twist in the plot in order to build up suspense and mislead the audience, bringing the tale to an ending that most of them would never have expected. Many storytellers throughout the ages have told many great tales, but once in a while, real life spins a tale that enthralls us all.
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