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July 2002
An evening of music performed by Sarah Miller
Now a classical clarinetist from the UK, Sarah Miller was a scholarship student at the world famous Royal College of Music where she won all the woodwind prizes. She has recorded and broadcast for the BBC Radio and Television as well as performed with several major UK orchestras.
Organiser:
Kota Kinabalu Music Society
For further info:
Helen Tseu
Tel: 088 - 437322 Fax: 088 - 249200
E-mail: hemiola@tm.net.my

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27 July 2002
2nd Sutera Harbour 7K Sunset Charity Run
Held in conjunction with the 2nd anniversary of the official opening of Sutera Harbour Resort, the event is a run-for-funds targeting 7,000 runners. All proceeds will go to a main charitable beneficiary.
Organiser:
Sutera Harbour Resort
For further info:
Foo Kia Inn (Vice President Corporate)
Tel: 088-253131 Fax: 088-253663
Email: suterar2@tm.net.my

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28 July 2002
5th International Mt. Kinabalu Mountain Bike Challenge 2002
With a distance of 22km, the Challenge starts and ends at the foothills of Mt. Kinabalu at a village called Kg. Kiau. This year's racecourse will offer the best of its adventure and promises to be tougher and more challenging than the previous years'.
Organiser:
Sabah Mountain Biking Association (SAMBA) / Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd
For further info:
Dr. Fiona Lim / Balwant Singh Kler
Tel: 088 - 256788 / 232121 Fax: 088 - 256788 / 265540
Email: drfionalim@yahoo.com
balwant@sabahtourism.com
website: www.yello.com.my/samba

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31 July 2002
Hari Pahlawan
This day commemorates Malaysian soldiers, past and present, for their bravery and nobel work of protecting this nation. It is a day to lay wreaths at memorials and to remember those who died at battle.
Organiser:
Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK)
For further info:
Elizabeth Borubui
Tel: 088 - 239500

AUGUST


1 - 31 August 2002
Traditional Food and Drink Exhibition
The natural environment of Sabah offers an astounding variety of vegetables and other foods, and visitors will have the opportunity to sample deliciously healthful specialties, prepared in traditional way in 'Monsopiad House'
Organiser:
Monsopiad Cultural Village
For further info:
Aima Bajerai / Herman Schulz
Tel: 088 - 761336 Fax: 088 - 761680
E-mail: mcv@tm.net.my

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10 August 2002
Konica State Wide Photo Contest
A photography competition aimed at promoting the art of photography and tourism which will be held at Palm Square of the Centre Point Shopping Complex in Kota Kinabalu.
Organiser:
Ik-Huan (Sabah) Sdn Bhd
For further info:
Chin Chee Chung (Manager)
Tel: 088 - 429318 Fax: 088 - 429317
E-mail: kenchin@pc.jaring.my

August 2002
Malaysia Mega Sale (Sabah)
The 2nd part of the nationwide shopping carnival held in conjunction with the Merdeka month celebration.
Organiser:
Sabah Tourism Promotion Corporation / Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board / Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd
For further info:
Deputy General Manager - Gordon Yapp, Sabah Tourism / Zachary Mobijohn, Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd
Tel: 088-212121/232121 Fax: 088-212075/265540
Email: info@sabahtourism.com

August 2002
7th Merdeka Regatta
Held over a period of one week, the Merdeka Regatta is a series of 12 races using different classes of boats. Organised to commemorate Malaysia's Independence Day, the race is open to sailors from around the world.
Organiser:
Kinabalu Yatch Club / Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd
For further info:
Charles Miao (Commodore) / Balwant Singh Kler
Tel: 088 - 250391 / 223490 / 232121 Fax:088 - 223404 / 265540
Email: kyctaru@tm.net.my or balwant@sabahtourism.com

31 August 2002
National Day
This colourful day starts on the eve of National Day with thousands of people thronged at the Padang Merdeka in celebration of Independence Day with concerts, cultural shows and fireworks. It marks the 45th birthday of Malaysia, where the whole city is decorated with bright lights and lots of fun activities.
For further info:
Sabah Tourism Promotion Corporation
Tel: 088-212121 Fax: 212075
Email: info@sabahtourism.com

Note: Extract from Sabah Tourism Ministry

 


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